Call us at 877.585.GUMS Hablamas español 普通話

TMD/Orofacial Pain

TMD/Orofacial and Sleep Apnea Care

At Progressive Implantology & Periodontics in Brighton, NY, Dr. Jeffrey Dolgos now offers TMD/Orofacial and sleep apnea care. Our treatment offers a predictable and effective treatment option for people suffering from TMJ dysfunction, facial pain and sleep apnea.

Orofacial Pain/TMJ Dysfunction

TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint is the jaw joint located just in front the ear. People with TMD or temporomandibular disorder refers to th eproblems in the joint as well as the problems of the muscles that are attached to the joint. People with TMD/orofacial pain can suffer from a variety of symptoms, including:

  • Sore or stiff jaw muscles
  • Clicking or popping sounds when opening/closing jaw
  • Certain types of reoccuring headaches or neck aches
  • A change in bite
  • Pain when yawning, chewing or opening the jaw wide
  • Pain in or around the ear, face or jaw
  • Pressure, fullness or ringing in the ears

There can be many causes of TMD and orofacial pain so a proper diagnosis is essential. However, there are also a variety of non-surgical ways to treat TMJ dysfunction and facial pain successfully. But finding the treatment protocol that's right for you is a journey which starts with a initial consultation. Treatment options include palliative or supportive therapy, restorative treatments, orthotic therapy and occlusal equilibration.

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Does your spouse say you snore too loud? Do you feel sleepy during the day with a loss of energy or concentration? If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, we offer a range of specific therapies that are tailored to your individual needs. We will work closely with your other health care providers to offer a sleep apnea treatment option that is right for you.

Powered by Top Rated Local