i am lightheaded all the time my jaw pops every time i open it i have a neck ache most of the time and i got really bad headaches in the back of the head and i feel like i have to apply pressure on my teeth for it to feel better i have constant pressure on my sinuses and on the top of my jaw some times i here a beep sound in my ears i get wired pressure on the left side of my head and constant pressure behind my eyes
i had a dentist appoint a very long time ago and i remember the dentist saying that i need braces or im going to start developing problems i never got the braces and i had a mri of the head and neck and nothing showed my doctors dont know what could be causing it should i see my dentist again
I am in the same position as you except a few symptoms are different.
You will need to seek out an interdisciplinary Dentist (neuromuscular dentistry) or an Oral Surgeon to confirm or rule out TMD. Most dentists are not able to diagnose and treat TMD, you will need to find one that is familiar with orofacial pain or otherwise specialized in TMD treatment.
Have your MRI sent to their office after an appointment is made. They may request a CT anyway, but it could save you money and unnecessary radiation.
If they decide improper bite causes your TMD, they may recommend that you visit an orthodontist for correction as well.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.