Craniofacial Pain, TMJ and Sleep of Oklahoma

448 36th Ave. N.W., Suite 103
Norman, Oklahoma 73072

Phone: 405.321.8030
Fax: 405.321.2108

Hours

Mon. - Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - noon
(Business Office open only)

Research shows that there is usually more than one factor that is responsible for TMJ-related pain and dysfunction. Having successfully treated over 19,000 patients inover 30years, we also know from our own clinical experience that this is true. Because TMD can coexist with other medical conditions, diagnosis can be challenging. In addition, the underlying causes of your symptoms may not be immediately apparent. That is why it is important to consult a dentist with advanced training in orofacialand craniofacial pain, and credentials you can trust.

Factors that can Lead to TMD


  • TRAUMA (i.e., an automobile accident, a sports injury)
  • IMPROPER OCCLUSION (i.e., a problem with your teeth or your bite)
  • INFLAMMATION OF YOUR TM JOINT
  • GRINDING OR CLENCHING OF YOUR TEETH (i.e., bruxism which can put 2x -3x the normal amount of pressure on your jaw joints)
  • NEUROMUSCULAR IMBALANCES
  • DISEASE (i.e, rheumatoid arthritis or degenerative osteoarthritis)
  • FAMILY HISTORY
  • DIET AND NUTRITION
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS (i.e., stress, nervous habits)