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Clackamas Implant & Oral Surgery Center - Brett Sullivan, DMD, MD
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Clackamas Implant & Oral Surgery Center has a new home!



We outgrew our old office and are excited to welcome you to our new location! The new office is located at 11211 SE Sunnyside Road – just a quick, 5-minute drive from our old location.

Our new facility was custom-built with the safety and comfort of our patients in mind. The entire office benefits from a state-of-the-art air filtration system that exceeds medical safety standards. We feature private consultation areas, expanded surgical suites that include advanced imaging, and an improved layout designed for optimum workflow and efficiency.

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Would You Recognize a TMJ Problem?


Posted on 4/10/2019 by Clackamas Oral Surgery Office
Would You Recognize a TMJ Problem?The full name is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. The name is intimidating, and many people suffer from this problem without even knowing it. The reason is that they don't recognize the symptoms, or they ignore them completely. This disorder can create many problems and recognizing it is one of those problems.

Signs of TMJ


The best way to know that you have any problem with your oral health is to learn the signs of the problem. While there are some signs that could signal different problems, if you see more than one of these signs it could signal a problem with TMJ.

•  Sore Jaw - TMJ stress the muscles of the jaw and that makes them sore.
•  Clicking or popping sounds - TMJ can cause the jaw to click or pop when moving. These sounds are not always easy for others to hear, but to the person with TMJ they are very obvious.
•  Locking of the joint - TMJ can cause the jaw to lock up for a short period of time. With a little pressure, you can resolve this, but it could happen again.
•  Sinus Pain -The stress on the TMJ can also lead to problems with sinuses and pain in that area.
•  Headaches and migraines - These can occur frequently for people who suffer from TMJ.

When to Seek Help
The signs of TMJ can range from a minor inconvenience to debilitating pain. Some people can manage the problems that TMJ causes while other need to seek out help. It is best to discuss the problems you are having when you visit our office. If the pain becomes unmanageable, it is best to come in sooner the than later. We can help not only diagnose the problem, but also come up with solutions that help you manage TMJ.

For more information about TMJ and any other oral health issue, contact our office to talk to one of our dental professionals.
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