If you are looking for answers about TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint Disorder) pain, your dentist at Anderson Dental in Rapid City, SD is a good place to start.
If you have frequent headaches, migraines and jaw pain, you may be suffering from TMJ disorder. TMJ is a common disorder that can cause headaches, teeth grinding, migraines, jaw pain, popping and clicking of the jaw, and severe wear on teeth. Most of these symptoms can be treated by making a “splint” or night guard. Splints for TMJ fit tightly on your upper teeth and are worn at night to help alleviate any pain that you are experiencing.