Is my TMJ causing my migraines?

Your pain is debilitating. Your head is throbbing and you are incredibly sensitive to light and sound. You feel dizzy, nauseous and you can’t see straight. Worse yet, your severe headaches are interfering with your work and everyday life. And it’s becoming more frequent. Do I have migraines?

Migraines have become a severe public health issue because of their prevalence and severity. Untreated, the chronic pain associated with recurring headaches can contribute to depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances.

Don’t let your head explode! Get some facts about migraines and what could be causing them.

Facts about migraines and statistics including neurological dentistry treatments

Treat Your Jaw Pain, End Your Migraines

Could your TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) be causing your persistent, relentless migraines? Neuromuscular dentistry is promising approach that focuses on the correction of jaw and bite misalignment. When the teeth, jaw muscles and temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are not aligned, TMD symptoms occur.

Once the ideal position of the jaw is determined using computerized instruments, such as electromyography and sonography, a treatment plan is developed to correct bite abnormalities. After discussing your symptoms and physical exam, your Redmond family dentist, Dr. Keller’s personalized TMJ treatment plan will alleviate your pain and discomfort without surgery and medication.

Find out if our TMJ therapy can end your chronic migraine and jaw pain

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