Many individuals do not realize that muscles play
an important role in dentistry.
Neuromuscular dentistry is evaluation/diagnosis, and healing of the relationship between teeth, jaw joints, jaw posture, head muscles, neck muscles, back muscles, head posture, and body posture. These all impact your bite (occlusion), and could cause a variety of symptoms affecting your long term health and well being. A problem bite can occur due to accidents or missing, worn down, and misaligned teeth.
• Facial pain
• Difficulty swallowing
• Pain and sensitivity in teeth
• Crowded teeth
• Receding gums
• Ringing or congestion in the ears (tinnitus)
• Temperature-sensitive teeth
• “Tingling” fingertips
• Loose teeth
• Worn, chipped, or cracked teeth or fillings
• Clenching or grinding
• Excessive snoring or sleep apnea
• Jaw joint pain, clicking or popping
• Shoulder, neck, and back pain
• Numbness in arms and fingers
• Pain behind the eyes
These symptoms are commonly referred to as TMJ (temporomandibular joint) or TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction) happen when the teeth, muscles, and jaw joints are not working together harmoniously. Millions of people suffer from TMJ/TMD. With Dr. Adler’s treatment: pain is relieved, and teeth, muscle and jaw joint function is restored. Your posture can even be improved!The Boulder Center for Advanced Dentistry has the secret to eliminating such symptoms (due to teeth/jaw joint/muscle/bite conflicts) as:
Do you have sore jaws or worn teeth? Suffer from headaches? Snore excessively? Experience sleep apnea? Have clicking or popping in your jaw? Ringing ears?