TMJ Treatment in Lincoln, NE
TMJ is an abbreviation for the temporomandibular joints. These joints are responsible for connecting your lower jaw with your skull. TMJ disorder is a condition in which these joints are put under abnormal stress, resulting in a variety of unpleasant physical symptoms, including:
- Headaches and migraines
- Dull ache in the facial muscles
- Jaw pain and tenderness (especially in the morning)
- Neck and shoulder discomfort
- Discomfort while chewing
- Grinding or popping sounds in the jaw joint
- Vertigo (dizziness)
- A bite that seems to wander from its natural position
If any of these symptoms describe your current situation, you may have problems related to your temporomandibular joints. As your Lincoln, NE dentist, Dr. Louis Olberding can help you treat your problem. Through his studies at the prestigious Dawson Academy, he has developed great insight into functional occlusion and how the temporomandibular joint and facial muscles work together in healthy balance.
TMJ Treatment Plan
Following proven methods of the Dawson Academy, Dr. Olberding uses a straightforward, scientific approach to treatment. The first step involves a consultation. Dr. Olberding will examine the unique state of your jaw. He will also take precise measurements, record your jaw position, and assess the function, strength, and state of your bite. Upon analysis, he will create a straightforward, conservative treatment strategy.
There is no need to suffer with the distressing symptoms of the TMD. Through a simple, scientific approach, Dr. Olberding can relieve your chronic discomfort. Instead of waking in pain, you’ll awake feeling relaxed and refreshed with an improved quality of life that will exceed your expectations.
Contact Us to Learn More
Call us today to schedule your next visit. Whether you’re looking for restorative, cosmetic, or preventive dentistry, you can count on us to provide service that exceeds your expectations. We will help you get to the root of your oral health problems so you can enjoy better comfort and functionality.