TMJ and Headache Appliances
Discomfort from temporomandibular joint dysfunction syndrome affects many. Simple night guards may help. Although an imperfect bite may contribute to the problem, the thinking nowadays is that stress plays a major - and in many cases THE major - causative role in TMJ problems. There are of course other factors such as jaw injuries which can be involved. We also recommend simple relaxation techniques such as reading, jogging, and exercise.
As far as migraine headache, many patients benefit from the NTI appliance. We have a DVD you can watch, if you would like more details. If you have been treated for migraine headache by a physician we would need to conference with that doctor before making an NTI appliance.