If you awaken with a headache, jaw pain, sore teeth, or facial pain, you may have a condition called TMJD. Often caused by malocclusion (a misaligned bite), TMJD prevents your jaw joints from functioning properly. Clicking, popping, and locking in the joint can all be indicators of this condition.
By wearing a specially designed oral appliance, or nightguard, we can help your jaw find a comfortable resting position, allowing these muscles to relax and reducing your symptoms.
When left untreated, TMJD often worsens over time, making eating, yawning, and even speaking difficult.
Our custom-designed oral appliances fit your teeth snugly, are easy to get used to, and provide relief within a relatively short period of time. They are non-invasive and may help you avoid surgery in the future.
You can avoid many dental emergencies by using nightguards and sports guards. Contact our Boca Raton dental office to schedule an exam and sleep better knowing you have taken steps to insure the health of your smile.