Orthopedic Dentistry: Do You Have These Symptoms of Imbalance?

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Orthopedic Dentistry: Do You Have These Symptoms of Imbalance?

Are you experiencing these symptoms?

  • Headaches or migraines.
  • Neck aches.
  • Facial pain with increased pressure in your head and sinuses.
  • You wake up with headaches or develop them by midday.
  • You have pain behind your eyes for no apparent reason.
  • You have sounds in your ears, but your doctor can’t find anything wrong.
  • You notice your smile is getting crooked as teeth wear down unevenly.
  • You’ve had an increase in root canals, especially on one side of your mouth.
  • You have neck and low back pain that creates inactivity.
  • Your bite isn’t the same since getting cosmetic dental work.

Correct the problem and the symptoms go away. That’s done by balancing your head, neck and jaw Before doing dental work. That’s what orthopedic dentistry is all about. It also ensures your cosmetic enhancements don’t create imbalance.

In a perfectly constructed mouth, the teeth and jaw fit together to perform the function of chewing.  The slightest adjustment to a tooth can throw this precise functioning off-balance. Even the replacement of a filling can make your bite feel different if it’s not balanced correctly. If not adjusted right away, it can lead to problems ranging from indigestion to causing your jaw joints to move out of place.

If just a simple filling requires such precision, imagine the skill required in placing veneers or implants while ensuring they not only look great but are completely natural in their feel and fit.

Like a perfectly calibrated bridge constructed to withstand all of the elements of weather and carry immense weight, your teeth and jaw are designed to a precision measured in millimeters. The ability to work with the precision of an engineer and the talent of a master artisan ensures your dental outcome is both healthy and beautiful.

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