As a board-certified orofacial pain specialist in NYC and Long Island, I’ve used Botox® for TMJ treatment for over fifteen years. If jaw problems greet you upon waking up in the morning, limit your food choices, prompt you to take pain medications like Advil®, Aleve®, or Tylenol® on a routine basis, and have had a negative impact on your life, Botox® injections may be something … [Read more...] about Botox® For TMJ Treatment – Your Questions Answered
Botox For TMJ Pain
Does It Work? Despite the press advocating Botox for TMJ pain problems, my clinical experience using it over the past 15 years suggests that it represents another supportive treatment at best and may not live up to the hype over the long term. To start the discussion let's focus on who is even a candidate for Botox, a chemical agent that can be used to partially reduce … [Read more...] about Botox For TMJ Pain
Are Your Patients Asking About Botox Treatment?
Many of you have inquired about whether there is any straightforward and easy-to-understand information about Botox injections that would help your patients decide whether it is a treatment option they should consider for their TMJ/Facial Pain. Therefore, I have put together a few conversation points that should be helpful to discuss with your patients. Botox Works By … [Read more...] about Are Your Patients Asking About Botox Treatment?
7 Things To Know If You’re Considering Botox Injections For Your TMJ
As an orofacial pain specialist and an expert in the treatment of temporomandibular disorder (commonly referred to as "TMJ"), most patients who seek my care have been suffering from persistent jaw pain, tightness, and soreness due to overstressed muscles - often for years. Tension in the masseter (jaw) muscles are at the root of this disorder and can be caused by several … [Read more...] about 7 Things To Know If You’re Considering Botox Injections For Your TMJ
Facial Pain – Is It Bruxism or Is It Bulimia?
TMJ /Facial Pain Symptoms & Eating Disorders – The Connection As a TMJ doctor, every year I see a number of patients who are suffering from an extraordinarily high level of face and jaw pain. At first glance, the level of suffering they report is much greater than what I commonly see. One such group are people with a history of one particular eating disorder - bulimia … [Read more...] about Facial Pain – Is It Bruxism or Is It Bulimia?