Childhood and Adolescent Headaches: Physicians often miss the easy diagnosis. Developmental issues need to be addressed at an early age.

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The failure of the medical community to address the neuromuscular and myofascial  pain aspects of pediatric headaches and migraines in conjunction with trained dentists is problematic to children’s health.  Early referral to dentists trained in treating airway, sleep disordered breathing , myofascial pain and dysfunction and TMD disorders   can be life changing. Referral information:  https://thinkbetterlife.com/referrals/ Children with severe or …

Chicago Airway Treatment: DNA Appliance and mRNA Appliance

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  Epigenetic Orthodontics is the single most exciting advancement in dentistry today. The DNA Appliance is the work horse of Epigenetic Orthodontics and was developed by Dr David Singh based on NIH research. While we call it epigenetic orthodontics a more accurate name would be epigenetic orthopedics because it actually grows and reshapes and idealizes the bone rather than just ...

What to do with bite changes from SomnoDent Appliance from Somnomed?

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Julie’s Question: I have obstructive sleep apnea and I wear a Somnomed (SomnoDent)  appliance at night. As a result, my bottom teeth and top teeth are meeting on top of each other and the bottom teeth are off to the side. I would to be able to straighten my bite and wear the sleep appliance at night. Is this possible? …

Anti-Aging Dentistry and Cosmetic Reconstruction

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Can dentistry provide a virtual fountain of youth? Beautiful smiles are about far more than white teeth. Beautiful Smiles ideally have healthy anatomical and physiological basis. Face lift Dentistry, Virtual facelifts, Denture Facelift are actually possible by utilizing physiologic dentistry and esthetic dentistry to recreate an ideal physiological position for the maxilla and mandible. This may seem impossible but is …

TMJ Orthodontics

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Epigenetic orthodontics for TMJ patients Epigenetic orthodontics is a growing trend in the world of dental care. The process uses a patient’s own DNA to correct crooked teeth and fix other problems that can cause TMJ. Millions of people in the United States suffer from this condition, but many doctors do not look for the disorder and others don’t know …