TMJ / Sleep Apnea Treatment
Dentistry plays a vital role in diagnosing and treating chronic aches and pains of the jaw, head and neck. These aches are symptoms of a disorder called TMJ or TMD (disorders of the temporomandibular joint). These symptoms include:
- Migraine headaches
- Sore neck muscles
- Tinnitus (Ringing in the ears)
- Worn, chipped teeth
- Facial pain
- Sore jaw joints
- Numbness of the fingertips
Dr. Christina Jordan Webb is an expert at TMJ treatment. She begins with a bite evaluation and analysis that relaxes the entire body, including the head and neck muscles. She uses a type of facial relaxation therapy and computer analysis to evaluate your bite. If your bite is off, this is what could be causing your pain and/or damage to your teeth. The TMJ treatment offered by Dr. Christina Jordan Webb can cure your symptoms and pain without surgery or medicine. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, call Dr. Christina Jordan Webb Family Dentistry today for your TMJ evaluation.
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder where normal breathing is interrupted during the night, often hundreds of times. The definition of sleep apnea is "cessation of breath" because airflow is restricted and can cut off completely. Eventually the lack of oxygen will wake you up with a loud gasp or abrupt snoring. Snoring is often a result of sleep apnea and can be disruptive for your whole household. While snoring is often quieted when you treat sleep apnea, the real reason to receive sleep apnea treatment is for health reasons. Sleep apnea can be dangerous, resulting in such medical problems as hypertension, loss of motor skills, heart failure and strokes.
If you are experiencing chronic snoring or waking up several times in the night feeling short of breath, contact Dr. Christina Jordan Webb Family Dentistry for your sleep apnea evaluation. They offer gentle treatment without surgery or medication.