Facial pain, tenderness and frequent headaches can often be a sign of a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), commonly called TMJ. These bite disorders are a result of an imbalance in the occlusal system and can be difficult to diagnose without the proper expertise and diagnostic tools.
Asheville dentist Dr. Stephen Miller specializes in complex dental problems and the diagnosis of bite disorders such as TMJ. He will perform a thorough exam using some of the latest in dental technology and determine where the imbalance is before recommending a course of treatment. Dr. Miller is one of few area dentists with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of bite disorders like TMJ, focusing on restoring balance in the occlusal system for long term, comfortable results for his patients.
Dr. Miller provides a wide variety of treatment options for patients as part of TMJ therapy, including oral appliance therapy.
If you have been suffering with facial pain and headaches, discuss these symptoms with Dr. Miller and begin to restore your oral and overall health!