Over 35 million Americans suffer from TMJ disorders that can mimic dozens of other disorders and/or actually coexist with other health conditions. For this reason, Dr. Bailey will thoroughly review and carefully consider your dental/medical history and perform a thorough clinical examination. She will also work with your physician to rule out other illnesses that present with signs and symptoms that are similar to TMJ disorders.
Health conditions that may co-exist with TMJ disorders include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Sleep Disorders
- Cardiac Arrhythmias
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Earaches & Ear Pain
- Movement Disorders & Dizziness
- Arthritic Conditions
- Tinnitus (ear ringing)
- Chronic Headaches (Migraine & Tension)
If you have a TMJ disorder plus one or more co-existing conditions, Dr. Bailey will develop your treatment plan accordingly. She may also consult or involve other healthcare professionals from fields such as neurology, rheumatology, physical therapy and pain management to help you reach maximum improvement.