If you’re experiencing pain in your jaw, you may be wondering what kind of doctor can help. The good news is that there are a number of treatment options for TMJ disorders and a TMJ specialist, like Dr. Brandon Snell, can help. Keep reading to learn more about how a dentist specializing in TMJ disorders can help with TMJ pain.

When seeking relief from TMJ related pain, you should see a dentist that specializes in TMJ disorders specifically.  Dentists can not only help keep your smile looking beautiful and treat your teeth, they are also the right doctor to assist with pain in the jaw, head, and face.  Not all dentists, however, are trained to specialize in orofacial pain.  Dentists specializing in TMJ disorders have expanded knowledge, skills, experience, and continuing education with these particular conditions.

How Can The Orofacial Pain Clinic Help?

Dr. Brandon Snell at the Orofacial Pain Clinic can assist you in finding relief from your pain.  Dr. Snell is a General Dentist who has had extensive training and experience in TMJ disorders, orofacial pain, chronic headaches, and sleep disorders.  He has practiced General Dentistry for the last 10 years in the Wiregrass area and considers his career in Dentistry a calling.  He enjoys serving his community by helping patients with their dental needs.

Dr. Snell’s extensive training in TMJ disorders and Orofacial Pain began after his graduation from UAB in 2011.  He has taken over 400 hours of continuing education.  In addition to CE hours, Dr. Snell has challenged and passed the written part of the American Academy Orofacial Pain Boards.

If you are experiencing chronic headaches, chronic sinus infections, trouble sleeping, migraines, morning head and neck pain or stiffness, chronic ear infections/ear fullness, clenching teeth, grinding teeth, breaking teeth or sleep apnea, you could be suffering from symptoms of TMJ disorder.  Contact us for a consultation to see how we can help you with customized treatment options.