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Stop Living with the Pain of TMJ in Topeka

July 1, 2017

Filed under: TMJ Therapy — Tags: — docmichael @ 9:15 pm

Do you suffer from jaw pain? Maybe you hear a clicking or popping sound when you open and close your mouth? If so, you could have a disorder of the temporomandibular joint. When the joint that connects the jaw to the skull on either side of the face does not function properly, it can lead to many painful and uncomfortable symptoms. While it may seem like there are no solutions to the daily challenges you face, Michel Dental offers the treatment you need for TMJ in Topeka. Dr. Michael Michel will find the cause of the issue to deliver the relief you need.


Topeka TMJ Dentist Dr. Michel Can Eliminate Your Discomfort

December 26, 2016

Filed under: TMJ Therapy — Tags: , — docmichael @ 6:25 pm

Has anyone ever said to you, “I have TMJ”? Well, guess what—we all have TMJ. TMJ is the acronym for temporomandibular joints. These are the joints located just in front of each ear that connect your lower jaw to your skull. Your TMJs allow you to open and close your mouth so you can eat, talk, smile, laugh and yawn. TMJ dysfunction happens when these joints do not function properly. Consequently, there may be pain and discomfort when you move your jaw. Topeka TMJ dentist Dr. Michel offers non-surgical relief for TMJ dysfunction sufferers.


Dr. Michael Michel Is Your TMJ Dentist in Silver Lake

December 16, 2015

Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the little hinge that makes your jaw open and close. When something’s wrong with it, it’s a condition known as TMD, or temporomandibular disorder. While TMD starts in your mouth, its effects move throughout your body — and can negatively impact everything from your balance to the function of your hands and fingers. Keep reading to learn more about the condition, how it affects your body, and its treatment from Dr. Michael Michel: he’s your TMJ dentist in Silver Lake, KS.


Mr. Michel Can Help With Your TMJ Pain

December 26, 2013

If you suffer from TMJ, temporomandibular joint, pain, you definitely are not alone. Millions of people suffer from TMJ pain, but they either deal with it or do not think anything will be able to help them with their pain. Luckily, Dr. Michel will be able to help you find relief in your TMJ pain.

The temporomandibular joint is located where the skill meets the lower jaw. There are many causes for TMJ pain like arthritis, teeth grinding, and the joint itself. Many people complain of earaches or are not able to fully open their mouths. When giving your treatment, the doctor may think wearing a mouth guard will help. The mouth guard helps your TMJ pain by preventing your teeth from grinding and clenching your jaw, which is very important. Dr. Michel will evaluate your jaw, and figure out the best way to give you treatment. Because every mouth is different, so should the mouthpieces. Dr. Michel will make impressions of your mouth for your customized mouth guard to be made.

Another form of treatment for TMJ pain is by performing jaw exercises. Over time, the exercises will give you the ability to control your jaw muscles, ceasing the clenching.

If you feel as though Dr. Michel is able to help you with you TMJ pain, make an appointment at our office, and begin to experience pain relief as soon as possible.

At Michel Dental, we offer quality dental care for a distinctive smile. Our Topeka dental office serves patients from Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas. Call us today to schedule your appointment.


TMJ Therapy from Dr. Michel

June 7, 2013

Do you suffer from painful headaches, earaches and jaw pain? These may all be symptoms of a TMJ dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) helps attach your jaw to your skull. When a TMJ dysfunction occurs, it can affect your ability to chew or move your jaw without pain, and there may even be a clicking noise when moving your jaw.

Michel Dental offers non-surgical TMJ therapy options to help manage the pain and help you live life once again. Oral appliances are a common form of TMJ therapy that works for many people. Dr. Michel will have a mouthguard custom made for your smile that you’ll wear while you sleep to help take some of the stress off of your jaw and encourage proper alignment.

Other TMJ therapy solutions can include managing your stress, lifestyle changes, and repairing your teeth and jaw to fix misaligned bites. Dr. Michel will carefully consider the right solution or combination of solutions to help manage your discomfort and restore normal function to your jaw.

Jaw pain can be treated with TMJ therapy to help restore the health and function of your jaw. If you think you’re suffering from TMJ dysfunction, give our office a call today. We’re here to help and have a variety of options available to create the right treatment plan for you.

At Michel Dental, we offer quality dental care for a distinctive smile. Our Topeka dental office serves patients from Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas. Call us today to schedule your appointment.