Century is committed to keeping our patients safe. We're following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Illinois Department of Public Health. This includes social distancing, using TeleMedicine virtual visits and scheduling patients by priority. To reduce the volume in our waiting room and the potential risk of infection, we will be migrating towards pre-screened urgent health visits or TeleHealth visits. We appreciate your understanding as we work to increase our capacity while keeping you safe.
If you are sick, have a fever, a newly presented dry cough, have travelled internationally, please do not visit the office. Instead, call us to setup a TeleMedicine visit, or contact your Primary Care Physician for further instruction. Century is not able to provide screening or testing for COVID-19.
If you present with Ansomia (loss of smell) or Ageusia (Loss of taste), Have been COVID-19 Positive within the past 4 weeks, or have been in direct contact with someone who has tested positive, please do not enter the practice. Let us know and we can recommend a Telemedicine visit.
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Please continue to wear a mask or face covering. Our office does not have face masks available. e are asking that you leave family at home or in the car.
If you are able, please print the Patient Packet at the bottom of this page and complete at home.
STAFF WILL ONLY CALL BACK THE PATIENT TO BE SEEN. Front desk staff will offer the option of returning to your car after check-in to be called back via your cell phone.
We deeply appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to ensure your safety and the safety of our staff and their families.
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... Other causes of facial pain and pressure can include temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, clenching or grinding your teeth, trigeminal nerve pain, temporal arteritis (associated with scalp pain, pain in the temple, jaw pain, and vision changes on one side), dental infection, or other neurologic causes of facial pain...
... A variety of problems can cause earaches in children and adults: Middle ear infection (called acute otitis media) Swimmer’s ear (called otitis externa) Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction or jaw joint pain Eustachian tube dysfunction Inflammation of the outer ear (called chondritis) Cotton swab use Throat infection Throat cancer (rarely) What Causes Earaches in Children...
...While a clear cause is commonly unidentifiable, possible causes include: Head injury Exposure to loud noise(s) Ear damage from toxins or medication Lyme disease Air bag deployment Viral infections involving the inner ear or facial nerve (Bell's palsy) Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome There are a variety of neurologic conditions that may be associated with hyperacusis, including: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Chronic fatigue syndrome Tay-Sach’s disease (a rare, inherited disorder that destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord) Some forms of epilepsy Valium dependence Migraine headaches Depression Anxiety, mood swings, with increased heart rate, sweating Hyperacusis can be seen in children with brain injuries (often with other sensory sensitivities), some autistic children, and some children with cerebral palsy...
...Medical conditions such as temporomandibular joint arthralgia (TMJ), depression, anxiety, insomnia, and muscular stress and fatigue may lead to, or exacerbate, tinnitus...
Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain
“TMJ” pain is a common occurrence for many people, and it refers to pain or discomfort in the Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ)...