TMJ Treatment

Get much-needed relief from TMD symptoms.

A man in pain with his eyes closed and hand touching his right cheek

Don't Waste Another Day in Pain

Over 20 million people suffer from painful TMJ symptoms. Are you one of them? TMJ is caused by improper alignment of the temporomandibular joint and is known to be more common in women than men. 

This misalignment causes TMD, which creates a host of problems such as:

  • Headaches/migraines

  • Vertigo

  • Pain in the jaw joints

  • Grinding of the teeth

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Neck and upper back stiffness

If you think you might be suffering from TMJ disorder, Dr. Mike Lakota will examine your jaw position to make a proper diagnosis and design a custom orthotic device for your mouth. 

Schedule a TMJ treatment consultation in Shorewood, IL and don’t waste another day in pain.

A man in pain with his eyes closed and hand touching his right cheek

How Dr. Mike Lakota Can Help

Expert diagnosis and treatment of your TMJ symptoms start with an EMG, and computer imaging will track your jaw joints and muscles. We then create a customized orthotic after determining your optimal jaw placement. 

Your new orthotic will adjust your lower teeth, helping  to keep your jaw in the proper position. This new positioning will alleviate TMJ symptoms, including related neck and back issues, to provide the pain relief you need.

Most patients who suffer from TMD also have neck and back issues which they often try to resolve with a chiropractor, only to find minimal relief. Spoiler alert: Your restorative dentist may be able to help.

Let’s get you pain-free and smiling again with TMJ therapy in Shorewood, IL.

Dr. Lakota performing a procedure on a patient lying on a dental chair
Dr. Lakota performing a procedure on a patient lying on a dental chair