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 masticatory system and can be difficult to diagnose without the proper expertise and diagnostic tools.
Bay City dentist Dr. Mahnke 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 on dental technology and determine where the imbalance is before recommending a course of treatment. Dr. Mahnke is one of few area dentists who has incorporated Tekscan technology into his practice, enabling him to more accurately diagnose the imbalance in a patient’s bite.
Dr. Mahnke provides a wide variety of treatment options for patients with complex bite disorders like TMJ, including oral appliance therapy.
If you have been suffering with facial pain and headaches, discuss these symptoms with Dr. Mahnke and begin to restore your oral and overall health!