Chicago Ankylosing Spondylitis and Migraine Relief. Three Videos Over 6 Months of Treatment. Dystonia and TMJ Treatment.

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These are a series of three videos of the same patient over six months of treatment. In the first video he describes how he came in limping and upset and his first visit. Daniel describes response to evaluation and start of treatment after 90 minute consultation. This is a complex case and a Sphenopaltatine Ganglion Block with Nasal applicators wad …

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Chicago Head and Neck Pain. Chronic Pain Answers in Chicago.

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Finding answers to Head and Neck Pain, CranioFacial Pain and Orofacial pain in Chicago.  Dr Shapira has been treating chronic head and neck pain and related TMJ Disorders for 40 years. Chronic Head and Neck Pain is difficult and frequently disabling but sometimes the answers are easy with the right combination of treatment. To understand what goes wrong with treatment …

CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

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The ALF Appliance is an Orthopedic Growth Appliance that has a low profile in the mouth. They are utilized for Maxillary expansion, Treatment of TMJ Disorders, Finishing Physiologic Cases, Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea and other issues. I used Crozat Appliances for years and the ALF or Advances Lightwire Functional Appliance is very similar. It is a deceptively simple appliance, …

TMJ Disaster With Treatment: Massive Open Bite Corrected after 12 Years

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Ellen came into my office with a 12 years history of severe pain all over her body, in her face, neck, jaws, hips, knees and feet. She also had an enormous open bite and only two teeth in her entire mouth met. Her story began with ear and joint pain and she saw an ENT whp told her it was …

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for TMJ, TMD, MPD, Headaches and Migraines

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Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for Headaches and Migraines Physiologic Medicine Pinnacle of Personalized Medicine. Measurement is essential for precision treatment! “If it is measured it is a fact otherwise it is an opinion” Barney Jankelson founder of precision physiologic dentistry. In general treatment for headaches and migraines is far from personalized or precision but rather consists of trial and error …

Headaches at back of head feel like blood vessels are swelling up.

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This is a patient who contacted Dr Shapira from the I Hate Headaches.org website.   Lisa:  Tell us about your headaches…:    So I had an mri done & found out that my jaw was partially dislocated. I have braced to correct it. My headaches start in the back of my head & it feels like the blood vessels are swelling …

Cost of TMJ Treatment;

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The costs of treating a TMJ disorder can vary widely. Some patients need minimal treatment or a night-guard only and costs are nominal.  The biggest cost can be non-treatment.  Shimshak et al showed in his landmark papers that patients with TMJ diagnosis have a 300% increase in medical costs in every single field of medicine except obstetrics.  These costs are …

New Guidelines for Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

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New guidelines for Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring have been released by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. I am glad to report the new guidelines are essentially the same as my office guidelines have been for 30 years of treating sleep apnea and snoring.  In fact these are almost identical to …

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 …

Jaw Pain, Clicking & Popping

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An answer to jaw pain, clicking and popping Jaw pain, clicking or popping when you move your jaw while talking, chewing or yawning? This is not only uncomfortable but can be annoying when communicating and eating. It can also become embarrassing when it has reached the point that opening your mouth results in a locked jaw. If this sounds like you, we …