Services

The Keeler Center focuses on comprehensive medical care treating:

  • Headache disorder management, including: migraine, cluster headache, tension type headache, and others
  • Orofacial pain syndromes: trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic pain, atypical tooth and atypical facial pain
  • Musculoskeletal pain (TMJ/TMD): conservative, nonsurgical treatments
  • Obstructive sleep apnea & snoring: custom-fitted oral/dental appliances

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ/TMD)

Custom-Fitted Oral/Dental Nightguards, Splints, and Orthotics
These are made to fit over the upper or lower teeth, and can be worn during the day and/or night to:

  • Help reduce tension on the jaw muscles and joint
  • Reposition the jaw if needed for a clicking/locking joint

Joint Injections
Injecting steroids or Hyalgan (arthritis medication) can help reduce inflammation and pain within the joint

Muscle/Trigger Point Injection
Helps reduce inflammation, muscle knots, and pain within the muscle using an anesthetic or Botox

Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Herbst Dental ApplianceCustom-Made Oral/Dental Appliances
This oral sleep device fits over the teeth and positions the jaw forward, opening the airway.

  • Effective first-line treatment for mild/moderate sleep apnea
  • More comfortable option than a CPAP
  • Enjoy a better night’s sleep for yourself and your partner
  • Portable and convenient to travel with
  • Easy to clean
  • Eliminates snoring

Migraine & Other Headache Disorders

Botox Injections for Chronic Migraines
FDA approved for patients who have more than 15 headache days per month

Preventive Medication
Daily medication taken so that headaches are not as frequent and severe

Rescue Medication
Medication taken at the onset of the headache to eliminate or lessen the severity of the headache

Occipital Nerve Blocks
Anesthetic injected into the back of the head to eliminate head pain

Trigeminal Nerve Blocks
(supraorbital & supratrochlear) Anesthetic injected into the eyebrow to stop eye and forehead pain

Trigger Point Injections
Anesthetic injected into a painful muscle (muscles can sometimes be the source of head pain)

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block
A non-invasive procedure where anesthetic is deposited behind the nose, which can turn off a pain response

Neuropathic & Atypical Facial Pain

Preventive Medication
Medication which is used daily to stop the tooth, gum or facial pain

Topical Treatments
Medication which is applied to the painful gum region

Oral Stents
Appliance which fits over the teeth and gums to provide relief for a painful region

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block
A non-invasive procedure where anesthetic is deposited behind the nose, which can turn off a pain response