TMJ and Bite Therapy

April 28th, 2016 | Resource Links, TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Bite splint acrylic handling

Bite splint acrylic handling

How we handle dental bite splint acrylic can literally make – or break – the final product. A lab processed acrylic is made strongest in a pressure pot using heat and pressure. That said, even with the strongest materials available, incorrect handling of the acrylic while it is in the...

January 14th, 2016 | Resource Links, TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Fitting a Bite Splint

Fitting a Bite Splint

Fitting a bite splint to achieve its original design requires attention to how the splint fits over the teeth it engages – as well as the opposing row of teeth. This installation shows some postural concepts in positioning the patient within the dental chair to optimally improve the cranio-cervical relationship...

August 12th, 2015 | Resource Links, TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Clear, Thin & Strong splints

Clear, Thin & Strong splints

In order for a bite splint to function as it should, it needs to be comfortable to the patient, strong enough to withstand a heavy bite, and have the correct occlusal pattern to fit that particular patient’s objectives. Feel free to view this PDF file to learn about the technique...

April 11th, 2015 | Comprehensive Reconstructive Dentistry, TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Bite Therapy, Crowns for Sinus Pain

Bite Therapy, Crowns for Sinus Pain

Bite splint therapy and all-ceramic crowns to solve sinus pain misdiagnosis This patient had been treated by several dentists and doctors for ongoing pain in the left cheek area, and was ultimately referred for a second opinion.  The relevant history starts with cosmetic dentistry she had done to camouflage congenitally-missing...

April 11th, 2015 | Comprehensive Reconstructive Dentistry, TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Holistic TMJ, Migraine Treatment

Holistic TMJ, Migraine Treatment

Migraines and Jaw pain solved with holistic dentistry approach This patient had migraines, nausea, and TMJ pain symptoms for years. She was able to achieve some relief from sequential modalities of chiropractic, physical therapy, and medications, but only to an extent.  At her initial exam we discovered significant muscle tension...

April 11th, 2015 | TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on T-Scan Revolutionized Bite Therapy

T-Scan Revolutionized Bite Therapy

Watch this video to learn how the T-scan has revolutionized dentistry.  When a person is numb, it is hard to give the dentist the necessary feedback about how the dentistry FEELS in the mouth. T-scan resolves that problem. This impact timing technology allows the dentist to visually see how the...

March 29th, 2015 | TMJ and Bite Therapy | Comments Off on Bite splint therapy

Bite splint therapy

In this brief video, here an explanation of how a bite splint can be used therapeutically. Whether someone has had a recent trauma like whiplash, or a chronic condition like arthritis, a dental bite splint between the teeth can support and stabilize both the jaw joints and the neck.

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