Often referred to as TMD, temporomandibular joint disorder can come in many forms and can have impacts that ripple throughout various aspects of your life. If you suspect that you may be suffering from TMD, we recommend that you come in for an exam as soon as possible.
A healthy smile begins with healthy jaw functionality. Physiologic dentistry takes care to find a neutral and relaxed position for head and neck muscles, determining the optimal physiological position of the jaw before repositioning it to achieve the ideal occlusion or bite position.
Many of our guests don’t realize how closely oral health is connected to the body’s overall sense of well-being. As part of our commitment to conservative wellness, our team is adept at addressing the signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorders (also known as TMD).
During treatment of our Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) guests, we eventually noticed a reoccurring theme, in that some guests were not healing quickly or not healing at all. Upon further discussion of their medical histories, we found that sleep apnea is tied to a wide variety of common health issues.
Designed to help encourage proper function of the mouth when performing everyday movements and activities, myofunctional therapy is an effective way to develop proper breathing techniques and avoid a number of common dental issues.
Cone Beam 3D Imaging
When it’s time to develop your treatment plan or diagnose your concerns, you deserve to have access to the utmost in diagnostic technology. This is why we’re proud to offer guests cone beam 3D imaging, which gives us an impressively detailed look at their jaw and mouth structures.