Do you often experience headaches or migraines? For many, this persistent pain is actually related to the jaw joints and bite balance. If we diagnose issues like TMD disorder and bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), then your Syosset, NY, dentist may be able to offer treatment with a custom-made NTI appliance.
Category: Headache Relief
If you developed a chronic ache or recurring pain in any other part of your body, it would probably alarm you enough to visit your doctor or dentist about. Yet, when many people experience a headache, its specific cause doesn’t always seem to matter much. Given the severity of the headache, the only thing that… Read more »
Your dentist might not be the first person you consider visiting when you suffer from chronic headaches. After at-home remedies and over-the-counter medications fail to keep your headaches at bay, many people consider seeing their doctors to see if there’s something more serious to worry about. However, for many people, the source of their chronic… Read more »
When it comes to common solutions to headaches, visiting your dentist may not top the list. Yet, in many cases, a recurring headache could be one of several other symptoms that could indicate trouble with your teeth, bite function, oral structures, or more. Like all other symptoms, curing your chronic headaches requires visiting your dentist… Read more »
If your tooth hurts badly enough, then you might feel twinges of the pain in your head and jaw, as well. However, there are more direct connections between chronic headaches and the state of your oral health than you may realize. For instance, your jaw is controlled by the same nerve that innervates most of… Read more »
There are almost countless potential reasons behind a common headache, but when the pain frequently comes back, then the underlying problem may be more serious than you realize at first. For instance, patients with bruxism can experience chronic headaches and migraines due to the pressure of constantly grinding their teeth. If you suffer from recurring… Read more »
If you have a toothache doesn’t go away, or grows worse, then you would probably tell your dentist about it the next time you visit. But not many people think to discuss their chronic headaches or migraines with their dentists. Sometimes, a headache that persist no matter how hard you try to relieve it can… Read more »