Do you wake up with a sore jaw or experience pain when you bite or chew? If so, you may have a problem with your bite or a TMJ disorder. Our skilled endodontist can provide you with occlusal analysis to determine the cause of your bad bite and create a treatment plan that will relieve your discomfort and help you regain a healthy mouth and smile. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Angela Leung and learn more about occlusal analysis in South San Francisco, California, call us today at 415-681-2697.
Some common symptoms that may indicate you have a bite or TMJ problem include:
- Chronic jaw pain
- Uneven or excessive tooth wear
- Chipped or cracked teeth
- Frequent headaches and migraines
- Feeling that your bite is lopsided or just “off” when chewing
By analyzing your bite and jaw alignment we can determine the source of your problems and what the best treatment options for you might be. Factors which may throw your bite alignment off include:
- Loose teeth
- Teeth that have shifted in your mouth
- Bruxism (teeth grinding)
- Overcrowded teeth
- Missing teeth
- Irregularly shaped teeth
- TMJ disorders or other problems with the jaw
Our endodontist combines experience with the latest technologies when performing your occlusal analysis to make the most accurate diagnosis possible. Contact us today to set up a consultation and find out more!