Providing Better Smiles to Calgary & nearby areas of Alberta
If you suffer from chronic, debilitating headaches and have been unable to successfully treat them, you might want to visit your dentist. You may be suffering from TMJ symptoms This condition develops when your jaw is misaligned. The first step in your headache treatment is to alleviate any pain associated with your misaligned jaw.
Dr. Silver will use a TENS unit to apply ultra-low frequency electrical stimulation to your jaw muscles. This will relax them and make it easier to locate your jaw’s ideal resting position. Once your pain has been alleviated, Dr. Silver will work towards finding a more long term solution that moves your jaw into its ideal resting position. This can be accomplished using a variety of TMJ treatment methods, including:
- Orthotic devices
- Full mouth reconstruction
- Dental restorations
Dr. Silver will recommend the ideal treatment option for you based on your unique oral health needs and the severity of your jaw misalignment. If you suffer from chronic headaches, please contact Dr. Silver today to schedule your initial TMJ consultation. Southcentre Dental Clinic serves patients in the Calgary, Alberta area.
Dr. Jennifer Silver is a highly accomplished dental surgeon with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her educational accomplishments include deans honours list, an oral surgery award and best research project. Prior to this degree, she graduated with honors from Dalhousie University’s Dental Hygiene Program and worked in this field for 10 years.
The areas of dentistry that holds special interest for Dr. Silver include oral medicine and whole-body dentistry. She currently devotes time and resources toward helping patients with TMJ pain and sleep apnea, while continuing to provide general dentistry as well. Future interests include devoting time to additional oral surgery training. Jen strives to treat her patients as if they were family. She strongly believes in a multi-disciplinary approach for patient care. She is part of a large network of specialists that she trusts and collaborates with when helping patients.