Reliable TMJ Dentist Serving Patients of All Ages in the Plainfield, IL, Area

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Understanding Your TMJ Symptoms

TMJ is an oral health problem caused by the improper alignment of the temporomandibular joint. Symptoms of TMJ are more commonly found in women, however, they can also affect men. In fact, over 20 million people are known to have TMJ problems. Depending on the condition of your TMJ, you may be experiencing anything from slight discomfort to excruciating pain. The most common symptoms of TMJ include:

  • Headaches/migraines
  • Pain in the jaw joints
  • Vertigo
  • Grinding of the teeth
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Neck and upper back stiffness

Do you believe that you may have TMJ? If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, please reach out to Lakota Dental to schedule a consultation in the Plainfield, Illinois, area right away. If you leave your symptoms untreated, they may get worse or cause other problems for your oral health.

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TMJ Dentistry for Your Oral Health

During your examination, Dr. Mika Lakota will evaluate the alignment of your jaw with advanced technology and discuss your symptoms before offering an accurate diagnosis. Patients diagnosed with TMJ are treated with a custom orthotic device to relieve their symptoms.

Dr. Mike Lakota is fully prepared to treat your TMJ with over 25 years of experience in TMJ dentistry and over 500 hours of continued education. As your TMJ treatment provider, Lakota Dental is here to help you every step of the way during your TMJ treatment. We take pride in providing top-quality care that you can’t get anywhere else.

For your TMJ dentistry needs, contact Lakota Dental to schedule an appointment in our office near Plainfield, IL.

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