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How Does Your Airway and Breathing Affect Your Bite and Smile?

There is a reason that teeth are crooked or that ones airway is small.  There is more to health than straight teeth.  A properly functioning nasal breathing, swallowing, and tongue function truly affects the dental occlusion or bite. Having dysfunction in these areas can cause a host of problems from TMJ pain to crooked teeth to posture […]

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Alternatives to Jaw Surgery: Non-surgical Solutions to Jaw Alignment

Jaw surgery is not the only available solution for correcting overbites, underbites, open bites, misaligned jaws or TMJ pain.  Dr. Konig explains,” There are non-surgical ways to correct these misaligned bites from a functional and cosmetic standpoint. TMJ and sleep apnea issues can also be addressed in this manner. ”  A physiologic approach addresses these

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MoreThan Just Cosmetic Dentistry: TMJ Pain, Flared Teeth, Facial Asymmetry: Corrected Non-surgically

If you are considering cosmetic dentistry for worn teeth, crooked teeth, or have an underbite or overbite, or have TMJ pain, headaches, or clicking and popping… why would you do veneers to the same bite position that caused these problems in the first place? Often patients are advised  that their only choice of treatment is

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What Are Some TMJ Symptoms?

The purpose of this article is to help some patients find appropriate help for their facial pain and other unknown issues.  Many of our patients have seen multiple medical specialists in attempt to find out what is causing the various debilitating symptoms they are experiencing.  Most are not aware that TMJ disorders can cause a […]

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Does Mouth Breathing Really Affect Our Health and Jaw Development?

Mouth breathing can have detrimental effects on facial development and health, particularly if it occurs frequently and for extended periods of time, especially during childhood when the bones and structures of the face are still developing.  This can lead to overbites, facial asymmetry,  and even TMJ pain. There are some things parents and patients can […]

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Can My Bite Cause TMJ?

There are numerous causes for TMJ pain and connected issues.  Your bite (way teeth meet together), jaw position, and overall dental health do play an important role in causing TMJ dysfunction.  There are multiple issues that can cause TMJ pain and everyone’s case is usually different depending on their circumstances. TMJ pain Some causes of […]

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