Dr. Edward Piorkowski has completed a formal training program at the Dawson Academy and perfected the techniques involved with adjusting the bite and relieving jaw pain caused by TMJ. If you have been diagnosed with TMJ or think you may have some inflammation in the jaw joint, talk to us about treatment options. Dr. Piorkowski can adjust your bite and help you break the bad habit of teeth grinding (bruxism).
Many patients suffering from jaw pain have a misaligned bite. When the teeth are not coming together properly, uneven force is distributed throughout the mouth so there is uneven pressure on certain teeth. This can wear down the teeth and cause jaw pain or bite imbalances. Over time, the pain can develop into upper shoulder pain or headaches. You can turn to Dr. Piorkowski for several treatment options, including: