Dealing with any kind of pain can be incredibly difficult. It can make daily life very challenging and it can prevent you from Doug many of the things that you want or need to do. Orofacial pain is rather difficult to deal with and it can make things like eating or speaking incredibly uncomfortable. Just as the case with any other kind of pain you should really seek out methods that will help alleviate it or manage it and here with our Norwalk sleep specialist Alan B Rosenthal, DMD you can see how well something like acupuncture or orofacial pain may work for you.
When it comes to treating things like pain or promoting better general wellness, not many people are aware of the benefits of acupuncture. Acupuncture is an ancient form of medicine that has been practiced in China, and elsewhere, for over two thousand years and has been used to help treat pain management, to promote wellness, balance within the body, and as a therapeutic tool among many other things. If you are experiencing orofacial pain, there may be a number of reasons as to why you are experiencing this discomfort. Orofacial pain is sometimes due to toothaches, which may be caused by cavities or root canal infections. But orofacial pain may also be the result of temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMD. The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull, allowing you to open and close your mouth. There are many things can cause TMD such as a previous injury, wear and tear or simply arthritis and other issues, but it can be incredibly painful to deal with and it may be hard to sleep as well. Our Norwalk sleep specialist, Alan B Rosenthal, DMD, can help.
Acupuncture involves the methodic insertion of needles at certain pressure points on the body and has been used for pain management for thousands of years. Alan B Rosenthal, DMD is extremely knowledgeable of the benefits inherent to acupuncture used to treat orofacial pain and may be able to help you control your TMD symptoms in lieu of undergoing surgery or any other more invasive method. If you are interested in what this treatment can do for you then please call us here at the offices of Alan B Rosenthal, DMD today.