Facial Pain

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How Myofascial Pain Syndrome Can be Treated by Neuromuscular Dentistry

The misalignment of a patient’s bite can cause TMJ (temporomandibular joint) abnormalities and many associated symptoms, including facial pain or myofascial pain.

The bones, joints, muscles, and nerves in the jaw area of the face are all intricately linked. When the regular alignment of the jaw is compromised, the surrounding bones, muscles, and nerves cannot function as normal. In particular, the facial muscles can suffer pain or spasm as they strain to compensate for the incorrect bite.

We can use myofascial pain treatment to assist in realigning and correcting your bite so that the teeth, muscles, and joints work together without tension, to aid in relieving your facial pain.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Dr Michael Finkelstein BDS