Welcome to Bite Align - TMJ, Airway & Orthodontics.
Simple Visit, Life-Changing Outcomes
First, fill in the request for an appointment in the form and we’ll send over your Welcome Pack.
Enter all your information before your visit to make things easy and efficient.
Come see us and see what we can do to relieve your symptoms! We make sure your trip is as enjoyable as possible and treat you with the utmost care!
We make things convenient for you by accepting a range of payment options, including:
In-house financing with CareCreditThis link opens a new tab to the CareCredit website
We’re here to make your life easier. One way we do this is by helping you figure out your insurance coverage for treatment.
Keep in mind that while most treatment is covered under medical insurance, TMJ treatment may or may not be covered depending on your plan. Don’t worry; we’ll work with both your dental and medical insurance to figure it out!
Your Awesome First Visit
Making each moment together count!
You’ve nothing to worry about with your visit to Bite Align. We believe that our patients are like family to us and are focused on giving you pain relief.
When you come to our office, here is what you can expect:
Friendly greeting from our warm team
No rush – we take our time to get to know you
Personalized exam with education on your oral conditions
Customized care plan based on your unique needs and concerns
Clear explanations of financing options and next steps
Relaxing atmosphere with scenic views
Anxiety-reducing measures like blankets, neck pillows, and nitrous sedation available
Ready to experience this for yourself? We hope so!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bite Align's approach to treating TMJ and sleep disorders?
Bite Align takes a comprehensive approach to treat TMJThis link leads to TMJ Disorders page and sleep disordersThis link leads to Sleep Dentistry page, addressing the underlying causes of these conditions rather than just addressing symptoms. This involves a thorough analysis of the patient’s jaw and airway, as well as personalized treatment plans that may include myofunctional therapyThis link leads to Myofunctional Therapy page, oral applianceThis link leads to Oral Appliance page therapy, and other modalities.
Do you have online services and consultations?
We understand that people are busy enough. So, we communicate via text message, provide online patient forms, and you can have a virtual consultation if you would prefer.
When will TMJ treatment provide relief?
Most patients experience some degree of immediate relief after initial treatment. Symptoms may recur until we provide long-term treatment. Then it can take several weeks before you reach maximum improvement.
What does airway treatment involve?
Airway treatment may involve a variety of procedures and therapies, including oral appliance therapy, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, surgical interventions, and lifestyle modifications.
How do I know if I have a sleep disorder?
There are several signs that may indicate a sleep disorder, such as snoring, gasping or choking during sleep, waking up frequently during the night, feeling tired or fatigued during the day, difficulty concentrating, and mood changes.
Referring Patients to Us
Bite Align welcomes patient referrals from doctors who share our commitment to providing exceptional care. We understand that your patients’ health is your top priority, and we strive to make the referral process as simple and streamlined as possible.
To refer a patient to us, please use our online referral form. We’ll take it from there, communicating with you throughout the process to ensure a smooth and seamless experience for both you and your patient.
"TMJ Specialist" is not officially recognized by the American Dental Association. Dr. Stafford is a general dentist with many years of training in TMJ and neuromuscular dentistry, even though the specialty is not officially recognized. However, Wisconsin requires the following statement. "Cosmetic dentistry, TMJ, Neuromuscular dentistry, and Aesthetic dentistry are specialty areas not recognized by the ADA that requires no specific educational training to advertise this service".