New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Thomas Streko, Discusses How Headaches Could Be a Dental Health Problem

Dr. Thomas Streko, D.M.D., New Jersey cosmetic dentist, recently wrote a blog about how your temporomandibular joint could be the cause of your nagging headaches.

Westfield, NJ. – April 6, 2011 – One of New Jersey’s leading cosmetic dentists, Dr. Thomas Streko, recently published a blog on his website, titled “Suffering From Headaches? See Your Dentist!” In the blog, Dr. Streko discusses how some chronic headaches – even migraines – can be linked to dental problems you might not even know you have.

Dr. Streko writes, “Headaches are a symptom of the condition called TMJ or TMD, which occurs when your temporomandibular joint, which connects your jawbone to your skull and allows it to move around, is stressed because it is out of alignment.  The reason is simple.  Headaches are often caused by stress and tension – and having a jaw that is out of alignment adds stress and tension not only to your mouth, but to your head, neck, shoulders and other parts of your body as your jaw strains to correct the condition.”

“If you’ve been suffering from headaches that won’t go away, tell your dentist at your next appointment.  Or better yet, schedule an appointment now, and you could be feeling better a lot sooner,” continues Dr. Streko.

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Dr. Streko’s website provides patients with a one-stop place to learn all about Dr. Streko’s practice and New Jersey cosmetic dentistry through blogs, articles, news posts, descriptions of procedures, a “smile gallery,” contact information, testimonials and much more.

Dr. Streko has practiced cosmetic and general dentistry for over 20 years, and

Concentrates on several procedures including sedation dentistry, general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and TMJ dentistry. Dr. Streko’s comprehensive approach to dentistry includes all facets of general dentistry. His New Jersey dental practice offers the following general dentistry procedures: computer imaging, air abrasion, breath control, tooth-colored fillings, cleanings and periodontal treatments.

Dr. Thomas Streko has extensive experience keeping teeth healthy, as well as providing cosmetic treatments to help create your perfect smile.  Find out more about Dr. Streko’s practice at or call his office at 888-495-5752.

About Dr. Thomas Streko, D.M.D.:

Dr. Thomas Streko has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for more than 20 years in New Jersey, and is committed to remaining on the leading edge of dental technologies and treatment.

General and Cosmetic Dentistry Education and Training:

Dr. Thomas Streko received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and went on to receive his D.M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1978. After graduation, Dr. Streko completed a three-year residency in the U.S. Public Health Service at the National Institute of Health.

In 1991, Dr. Streko became an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – a distinguished honor bestowed on those who have completed more than 200 hours of cosmetic dentistry continuing education. He has also presented numerous cosmetic treatment cases throughout Union County, New Jersey, including photographic documentation, and passed rigorous oral and written examinations given by the academy’s board. The program is extensive, and there are only a handful of accredited members in New Jersey.

Dr. Thomas Streko is presently working toward his fellowship in the academy. Once achieved, he will be the only dentist in the entire state of New Jersey to attain fellowship status with the academy. He is also a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New Jersey Dental Association.

Continuing Education and Community Involvement:

Dr. Thomas Streko remains on the leading edge of dental treatment and technology by taking 100 hours of continuing education each year. He also shares his depth of experience with others, teaching cosmetic dentistry to dental interns at Overlook Hospital in Union County, New Jersey. In addition, he is the program coordinator for the New Jersey division of Give Back a Smile. The program, sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, provides free dental treatment to battered women.

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