For many who suffer from the debilitating aches and pains of TMJ disorder, finding relief can be a time-consuming and frustrating experience. Thankfully, Dr. Stone offers diagnosis and relief from disorders of TMJ to Alexandria patients who experience symptoms. With the help of our TMJ dentist, anyone who suffers from TMJ discomforts can regain their comfort in little time.
TMJ disorder is characterized by a wide range of symptoms caused by an improper balance of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When the TMJ is not in its ideal position, it can cause an onset of symptoms, including:
- Sinus headaches
- Pressure behind the eyes
- Mouth, face, and cheek pain
- Ringing of the ears
- Persistent sore throat
- Shoulder or neck aches or stiffness
- Tingling of the fingers
Dr. Stone has expert experience in the use of advanced TMJ scanning equipment for the best diagnosis. The Myotronics K-7 unit allows him to comfortably track the position of your jaw and surrounding muscles and determine the optimal position for your bite. The information gathered with the Myotronics K-7 unit can then be translated by Dr. Stone into an effective diagnosis and treatment plan.
Because the symptoms of TMJ disorder can be so severe, helping a patient find and remain in comfort is one of the most rewarding aspects of dentistry in Dr. Stone’s practice. If you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned above, consult with our qualified TMJ dentist in Alexandria. Call Stone Aesthetic Dentistry, and enjoy a life of comfort again.