Facial pain is often caused by the following disorders: temporal tendonitis, Ernest Syndrome, occipital neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), NICO (Neuralgia Inducing Cavitational Osteonecrosis). Dr.Wesley Shankland has been successfully diagnosing and treating people with these disorders for many years, and is respected as an expert in this field.
Pain is oftentimes the driving factor which brings people to the dental office initially and facial pain, not tooth pain, is not exception. Many patients have sought relief from their physician, ENT doctor and even their dentist, only to be told that nothing is wrong or, “It’s all in your head and you have to live with the pain.”
Dr. Wesley Shankland has been treating patients will all types of facial and head pain since the early 1980s and patients travel from all over the world to see him in their pursuit of pain relief.
Pain is a private experience. No one, not even a spouse or loved one, can honestly understand the extent or intensity of a patient’s pain. Dr. Shankland sees these types of patients daily. He and his highly trained staff understand the frustrations, fears and concerns of patients suffering with undiagnosed facial pain.
If you or a love one is suffering with undiagnosed or unsuccessfully treated facial, jaw or head pain, make an appointment to consult with Dr. Shankland. Many of his colleagues worldwide refer patients to him for treatment, so if they trust he and his staff, you can as well!
Choices to “Ease the Pain” of Dental Treatment Costs
Maintaining your oral health is important to your overall health and wellness. Regular preventative visits will keep your teeth clean and gums healthy. Gum disease and cavities are much easier to treat in the early stages, and can be detected at your preventative visits.
Restorative dentists use devices such as dentures, crowns, bridges, onlays, inlays and also dental implants to restore your teeth and their proper functioning. Teeth can be damaged or lost by cavities, gum disease, or accidents. Restorative dentistry restores your teeth and their proper function. Our office offers crowns, inlays, onlays, tooth-colored fillings, bridges, and implants to restore the function and beauty of your teeth.
Do you or someone in your family snore? Do you wake up suddenly in a panic, feeling as if you can't catch your breath? The diagnosis may be sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can lead to other disease processes in your body and should be treated. Dr. Shankland can evaluate your breathing problems and make recommendations for the best treatment options.
TMD, commonly know as TMJ, are a group of musculoskeletal disorders that involve the temporomandibular joint. Dr. Wesley Shankland is highly trained to treat these disorders. Some of the more common symptoms are: clenching; pain in the face; headaches; clicking, popping, or grating sounds; or jaws that get stuck
Facial pain is often caused by the following disorders: temporal tendonitis, Ernest Syndrome, occipital neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), NICO (Neuralgia Inducing Cavitational Osteonecrosis). Dr.Wesley Shankland has been successfully diagnosing and treating people with these disorders for many years, and is respected as an expert in this field