Headache Relief

Treat Headaches And Migraines With Your Dentist In Brentwood TN

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What is a Headache? A Migraine?

While everyone has experienced a headache or migraine at one point or another in their lives, most people don’t know the scientific reasons behind these frustrating and even debilitating phenomenons. While the brain lacks pain receptors of its own, surrounding arteries, blood vessels, nerves and other components of the head and neck have ample pain receptors. Headaches are often caused by irritiation to the meninges and blood vessels enveloping the brain, while migraines are believed to be primarily an issue of nerve dysfunction.

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Headaches and migraines can prevent you from fully enjoying the things and people you love. Headaches and migraines cause you throbbing pain and daily distraction. They can even cause lightheadedness, nausea, and blurred vision. They slow you down when it is inconvenient, sometimes forcing you to leave work or other events. There are dozens of potential causes of headaches and migraines, but the effects of these hindering health problems are the same.

Causes of Headaches

Just a few more common causes of headaches include:

  • Stress
  • Influenza, cold, or other sicknesses
  • Dehydration
  • Ear infection
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • TMJ disorders
  • Causes of Migraines
  • Sensory stimuli
  • Hormonal changes
  • Stress
  • Medications
  • Food or drink
  • TMJ disorders

Headaches, Migraines, and TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorders are frequently ignored or missed during discussions of headaches and migraines, leaving the cause of the patient’s symptoms misdiagnosed and the suffering patient unable to find true relief. TMD is a kind of jaw inflammation that causes jaw pain that is often mistaken for tension headaches. When treated as headaches, the cause of the symptoms isn’t addressed, and any improvement is only temporary. When a patient is suffering from a TMD, the root of the problem, must be treated for the headaches to stop permanently.

Treating TMD for Headache Relief

treat headaches and migraines with a Nashville dentist Brentwood TNDr. Poss has the most advanced technology available to diagnose your personal TMJ disorder and symptoms at his Brentwood TN dentist office near Nashville. He can use your diagnosis to create a treatment plan with a customized oral appliance that will suit your needs. Your TMJ disorder will begin to improve as soon as you begin wearing your oral appliance, and your headaches and migraines will lessen almost immediately. Throughout your treatment, Dr. Poss will check in with you, and track your progress so that he can make any calibrations necessary to your appliance. With highly developed technology, Dr. Poss will treat you quickly and effectively.

Call in today–treatment at Practical Sleep Solutions in Brentwood TN will allow you to finally find lasting relief from your headaches and migraines and we see patients from all over the Nashville area, including Franklin TN.

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  • I have finally found a dentist and an office staff that truly care about me. Every time I go to the office, I actually look forward to my next appointment.
    —Ashlyn H.
  • I am impressed with how friendly and professional the staff is. They seem interested in my dental needs as well as my life.
    —Gavin W.
  • I would highly recommend this dental office because of the professional and caring staff.
    —Charles B.
  • Thank you for providing me with an apnea device that's easily transported, cleaned...and it works.
    —Jim M.

Dr Poss is one of the few dentist in Tennessee to receive his Fellowship with the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. This advanced educational process allows Dr. Poss to better serve his patients that have TMJ disorders or other head and neck pain.

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Practical Sleep Solutions
Suffer from sleep apnea or debilitating headaches caused by TMJ? We can help at Practical Sleep Solutions in Brentwood TN! Call us now to schedule an appointment if you are in Nashville or Franklin TN as well! Dr. Stephen Poss Brentwood, Nashville, Franklin, Tennessee
1646 Westgate Cir Ste 100
Brentwood, TN 37027
Call: 615-373-0165615-928-2840
Fax: 615-373-4864 office@practicalsleepsolutions.com
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