While headaches are typically treated by your physician, improper occlusion (your bite) may play a significant role in the types of headaches. If you only experience this type of headache occasionally, they are often controlled with over the counter pain medication. However, if they occur with some regularity or have persisted for a long period of time, it is wise to discuss them with your dentist. Dr. Gelfand can provide you with an oral appliance to help your jaw find a harmonious resting position. Watch this video to see how the treatment worked for someone who suffered from TMJ for years without any long term results…until she visited Dawson Dental.