TMJ Treatment in Seattle, WA
There is relief from pain and tension in the jaw, face, and neck.
If you are having pain or difficulties with your jaw, you’re not alone — an estimated 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, issues. TMJ disorder can be painful and long lasting.
Seattle Headache Center approaches TMJ in a new way. We use proven technology to find and treat underlying issues in the mouth and jaw. Our treatment plan applies medical therapies to reduce pain and inflammation from the very first session, with the end goal of creating lasting results.
Finding and treating the cause
The human jaw is one of the most complicated joints in the body. Its joints can generate over 260 pounds of force at the molars and yet relies on a delicate balance between the nerves and muscles. Disruption to this area can result in the painful symptoms of TMJ.
There is a new way to diagnose and treat TMJ. It’s called the TruDenta treatment system. It’s unique diagnostic technology analyzes the mechanics of the head, neck, and jaw for inflammation and tension using:
- Bite force analysis
- Range of motion analysis
- Headache history and head health questionnaire
- Muscle exam