The main cause of temporomandibular joint pain is directly correlated with breathing problems (sleep apnea, snoring, mouth breathing), chronic pain, and physical trauma. If left untreated, TMJ disorders can lead to chronic headaches, neck pain, and migraines.
Mindful orthodontic treatment can cure and prevent breathing disorders in both children and many adults. Braces and wires are not necessary for all patients, though a detailed, thoughtful personalized evaluation is absolutely imperative to ensure maximum improvement. Dr. Elizabeth Walker and her team take a holistic approach to get straight to the source of pain or the problem. You’ll soon discover their commitment to personalized care for you and your loved ones.