If your symptoms point to TMD, talk to your dentist about a functional disorder!
An optimally functioning temporomandibular system (jaw, jaw joints, teeth, chewing muscles) is the basis for health throughout the body. This quickly becomes apparent in the case of functional disorders or TMD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction). The patient can experience a wide range of symptoms, some of which are painful. You should visit your dentist if you are experiencing symptoms such as pain in your jaw joints or in the area of your face, head or neck, or if you are experiencing unexplained symptoms such as teeth grinding, jaw clicking, headaches, ringing in the ears or tension in your spine. Dentists can use manual-clinical and instrumental functional diagnostics (e.g. by utilising the DIR® Concept) to come to a specific diagnosis – a first step on the path to ending your suffering!
This is your journey: find a DIR® dentist!
But functional diagnostics are not the same everywhere: The DIR® Concept, with its scientifically proven course of treatment and state-of-the-art medical technology (DIR® System 2) is only offered by specially qualified dentists. For this reason, we recommend you take the following steps:
1. If you want to stay with the dentist of your choosing...
If you determine that you are experiencing the symptoms described but no doctor or physiotherapist has been able to find the cause, ask your dentist now. At your next appointment, ask your dentist about effective functional diagnostics using the DIR® Concept. Present him or her with the information questionnaire prepared here (PDF download below). If your dentist is not yet familiar with DIR® functional diagnostics, these printouts will provide instant clarity.
2. If you are flexible and would like to find an experienced DIR® dentist...
Use the online dentist search (see link below) to find a DIR® dentist near you or contact the “Society for Functional Diagnostics”.