TMJ/Tension Headache Care

What is TMJ?

The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) connects the jawbone to the rest of the skull. Sometimes referred to simply as TMJ, TMJ disorders (TMD) can be caused by a number of factors. Before diagnosing the problem, our skilled dentists will perform a Doppler (ultrasound) TMJ analysis and a head and neck muscle evaluation. These examinations will give them an accurate look at the cause of your TMJ/tension headache problems.

How do you treat TMJ disorders?

If you suffer from a problem with the TMJ, Dr. Luth and Dr. Heideman will typically recommend the NTI device, a custom appliance that is worn during the night. The NTI device can prevent teeth grinding and clenching, thus easing the burden on the TMJ and providing you with more comfort. Depending on your individual circumstances, we may recommend an alternative treatment.

How do you treat tension headaches?

The NTI device also often lessens the frequency of tension headaches, which may be linked to TMJ disorders and teeth grinding. Dr. Luth and Dr. Heideman are dedicated to finding the solution you need through TMJ and tension headache care in Las Vegas, Nevada.

If you have suffered from tension headaches or TMJ problems, or if you have questions about our oral surgeries, we invite you to contact us at Luth & Heideman Center for Dental Care soon. We will gladly schedule your consultation and provide you with the care you need for a healthy smile and comfortable life.

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-Aaron F.
Dr. Greg Heideman is literally my hero. He gave me life, with my smile. I was at another dentist office that he was filling in at for some reason. Thank heavens for that day. I made an appoitment with him, he told me what he could do for me. No looking back. I trusted that nan, and I can never say thank you enough. His staff, his level of excellence, is my reward. Thanks Doc!!!
-Kathy P.
Dr. Luth and Dr. Heideman and their staff are perhaps the most professional dentists with which I’ve come in contact in recent years. Their dental options, both cosmetic and general, were thorough and honest. I didn’t feel like I was being upsold or “convinced” to have expensive work done. Highly recommended.
-N Hansen
My experience with Luth & Heideman has been great. This is my second visit, with my first being a consultation. The entire staff was very professional and curtious. By far the best dentist experience I have had, and would not hesitate to refer anyone here.
-Steven G.
Today was my 2nd visit with Dr. Luth. I needed a lot of work done, but he and Ally, his assistant were so nice, patient, always asking if I was ok. When I needed to take a quick break they never hesitated to let me have a little rest. They have so much compassion at this office. Everyone here is so so nice. Plus, and most important, they were very very thorough. I definitely give it 5 out 5 stars!!!!!
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