Sleep Apnea Patient Case Study: Dana* Patient is a 29 year old female patient presented with Chief Complaints of Pain with chewing, jaw joint locking, neck and back pain, and years of ears ringing . She also reported depression and anxiety and waking up with back of skull headaches around the sides of head to…Details
Welcome to San Francisco Center for TMJ and Sleep Apnea’s Patient Case Studies! Here you will find a variety of Case Studies detailing some of the key techniques in the treatment of TMD, Sleep Apnea, Headaches, Migraines, and Craniofacial Pain. It is our goal to keep you informed, so check back here to learn more about new cases and advanced treatments for many aspects of TMJ and Sleep Apnea.
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Sleep Apnea Patient Case Study: Charles* Patient is a 45 year old male who presented with chief concerns of extreme daytime tiredness, nighttime snoring, nasal obstruction and mouth only breathing which was affecting his daily life, career and relationships. He wanted to return to the energy he had in his 20’s and 30’s and exercise…Details
TMJ Patient Case Study: Janet* A 25 year old female who presented with Chief complaints of Jaw Pain, Pain with Chewing, Limited Jaw Opening, Ear Pain, Headache and Teeth Grinding. Patient could not open past 25 mm, about half of normal and jaw joints would pop and click with an abnormal pattern of opening. She…Details
Patient is a 35 year old female who presented with vertigo, dizziness, difficulty swallowing, teeth wear and grinding, and not sleeping well. Her front teeth were constantly chipping and needing repairs, which would not last long. X-rays showed her lower jaw and bite to be positioned too far back, thus compressing her TMJ joints and…Details