Clifford S. Litvak, M.S., D.D.S. and James R. Woller D.D.S.

Dental Care with a Gentle touch

Denver - Cherry Creek Dentist

We have one simple approach to the way we practice dentistry – to provide all our patients and their families with outstanding dental care in a relaxing, welcoming, and comfortable environment. This patient-focused philosophy is the foundation for our success and enables us to deliver gentle treatments that are specifically tailored to meet each patient's unique set of needs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): TMJ Treatment

How can we help you?

Your oral health is a very personal thing, and you deserve to have all the information you need to make sound decisions about certain treatments or procedures. We don't just tell you what's best for you. Dr. Litvak, Dr. Woller, and our team take the time to explain what the procedure is, why it's necessary, and how it will benefit you in the long-term. So we welcome and encourage your questions, because it's the best way for us to know what's on your mind.

Here are a few of the questions we hear most often, but you may have others that aren't listed here. Please don't ever hesitate to contact our dentist office in Denver, CO at (303) 777-8850 if you're looking for more information. 

TMJ Treatment

Most people are affected by teeth grinding (bruxism) from time to time, and in most cases it’s due to simple stress. However, chronic grinding and clenching of teeth is a problem that needs to be addressed to prevent teeth from breaking down.

You may not be aware that you’re grinding and clenching your teeth. But if you’re waking up regularly with head, neck, or jaw pain, you may be feeling the effects of chronic teeth grinding.

Treatment for Teeth Grinding at Our Dentist Office in Denver

Dr. Litvak has had extensive training in treating TMJ, TMD, and teeth grinding. He uses this specialized knowledge to develop a plan for treatment that will reduce your teeth grinding and minimize the painful symptoms. In many cases, a simple oral appliance called an occlusal splint may be sufficient to provide the relief you need.

Dr. Litvak will start by performing a thorough evaluation to pinpoint the source of your teeth grinding. Based on the results, he will recommend a comprehensive plan, which may include using a night guard, muscle relaxing treatment and stress reduction techniques.

Contact Litvak & Woller Esthetic Comprehensive Dentistry Today!

If you’re suffering with unexplained head or neck pain, or you find yourself constantly grinding and clenching your teeth, please call our office at (303) 777-8850 to schedule an evaluation with Dr, Litvak or Dr. Woller. We can help! 

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