Make sure your dental problems aren't a result of jaw joint imbalance. Headaches, neckaches, uneven wearing down of teeth ... these are just some of the problems stemming from jaw joints that may pop, click ....
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"Orthopedic Cosmetic Dentistry" is not a recognized specialty. Rather, it is a term we use in our office to describe the sequence in which your cosmetic dental work is done which results in a dazzling smile that sits in a structurally sound foundation. Think of your teeth and gums as the inside of a house and [...]
What do we mean by “orthopedic cosmetic dentistry?” Think of your teeth and gums as the inside of a house and your jaw and head bones as the structure and foundation.
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If you’re over the age of forty and have considered cosmetic dental work, you’ll want to know some of the principles behind Anti-Aging Dentistry, also known as Midlife Dentistry. This is a protocol I developed after thirty plus years of experience and training on the best ways to ensure that cosmetic dental work lasts, does not interfere with natural chewing function, or create a structural imbalance leading to pain.
Trust. Expertise. Experience Dr. Peter J. Pagano began practicing dentistry in 1975 and has never stopped advancing his skills. Always curious and never content with being unable to help a patient with a complex case, he's continued studies in Orthopedic, Restorative Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. The breadth of his practice has evolved as he's integrated [...]
An exam by any other name...Is not an exam. A typical dental exam checks your teeth for cavities and your gums for disease and stops there. It doesn't include examining your jaw joints and their impact on your dental health and your overall health. This more comprehensive dental exam is important in "orthopedic dentistry," which ensures [...]
Orthopedic Dentistry: Maintaining Balance & Function Proper chewing function. “Chewing is the primary function of dentistry,” says Dr. Pete. Our jaw joints and teeth are a mechanism designed to withstand the force of chewing over many years. When balanced, this mechanism allows us to chew correctly. Consider that our chewing muscles are the most powerful in [...]