TMJ Diagnosis

A diagnosis can help you find a TMJ disorder treatment option A first step in determining the cause, severity and, eventually, treatment options that may help resolve your TMJ pain is a consultation with Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman.  Your initial consultation will help Dr. Lachman determine the cause of your jaw problem and the treatment options that are right for you. …

What is TMJ?

TMJ: What exactly is it? You have probably heard the term TMJ or TMD thrown around and you may have heard it used to describe a number of different scenarios. But to define exactly what your TMJ is may have left you baffled. Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman: “TMJ is a complex problem that isn’t very well understood. Because it involves bones, ligaments …

Headaches & Migraines

TMJ headaches can be unbearable Many people afflicted with chronic: headaches or migraines facial pain discomfort in their neck or shoulders back pain might not know that TMJD could be causing their ailments. How does TMJD cause headaches? Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman: “When your temporomandibular joint (your TMJ) is not functioning properly, the muscles around your face, head and neck can …

Jaw and Facial Pain

Suffering from jaw and facial pain? The culprit might be your jaw muscles When discussing jaw and facial pain, Lethbridge dentist Dr. Lachman explains: “The primary jaw muscle responsible for chewing is called the masseter muscle. It lies at the sides of your jaw just behind your cheeks. It’s the also the muscle that causes you to clench your jaw.” You …

Full Mouth Reconstruction

A full mouth reconstrction can restore function, form and beauty Many people take steps to look their best. We take care of ourselves by: eating well and exercising using lotions, potions, cover-ups and creams giving consideration to what we wear In general, most people do try to live the best life possible. But sometimes, despite all of these efforts, one can still …

Ear and Eye Pain

Suffering from ear and eye pain? Maybe it’s not all in your head You might have seen a doctor, complaining of ringing in the ears, yet nothing has been diagnosed. You explain your symptoms, your doctor shines a light, takes a look around and can’t find anything wrong. Still, you know that ringing sound is real and you know occasionally you’re …