Sinus Headache, Sinusitis, Sinus Pain and TMJ Disorders

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Chronic Sinus Headache and other Sinus Pains are closely related to TMJ Disorders. The connections between these problems is multifacted. The Trigeminal Nerve also called the Dentist’s Nerve is the underlying common source of all of these problems. Dentists are the experts on the Trigeminal Nerrve Disorders and in particular neuromuscular dentists who optimize eliminating noxious input to the trigeminal …

Dental Sleep Medicine: Comfortable CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea: Sleep Apnea Treatment Testimonials.

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Sleep Apnea is a dangerous disorder with multiple medical problems associated with untreated Sleep Apnea. There are many methods used to treat sleep apnea. The standard medical treatment is CPAP or versions of CPAP called BiPAP and APAP. CPAP in any of it’s forms is very effective. Unfortunately, CPAP fails the majority of patients due to non-compliance, or minimal compliance. …

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 …

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Myofunctional Therapy to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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I am two days through my 4 day course in Oral and Myofunctional Therapy and I am convinced that Oral Myofunctional Therapy will increase health and wellness in many patients. I spent three days last fall in California at the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences and was blown away by the science. My wife Anna and I are now becoming …

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Specialist

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How do you find a specialist who does Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks? The Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block  (SPG Block) has been known for over 100 years but less than 1% of doctors are familiar with its use currently.  How does a patient find a specialist or general practitioner who utilizes these miraculous blocks?  There are many groups utilizing these including neurologists, ENTs, …

Fibromyalgia Relief: Almost Instant Relief with SPG Block

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Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks can give incredible relief to patients suffering from Fibromyalgia. This patient describes how 9 years of continuous pain was resolved almost immediately after nasal application of lidocaine to the sphenopalatine ganglion via nasal catheters. I routinely teach patients to self administer SPG Blocks giving them control over their pain. Patients find it extremely convenient not to have …

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 …

Chicago Dentist : Sleep Apnea Treatment Testimonials

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CPAP Alternative! The Best Sleep Apnea Treatments in Chicago Watch and listen to these Sleep Apnea Patients Testimonils Chicago Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliance: Oral Appliance Therapy is the new (Dr Shapira has over 30 years experience with oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea)  comfortable and effective treatment that patients prefer over CPAP 95% of the …

TMJ and Lyme Disease: Many Symptoms Overlap

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There are many signs and symptoms that are similar in Lyme disease to patients with TMJ and Sleep disorders.  Frequently both of these conditions are overlaid.  Treatment of musculoskeletal issues will not correct or cure Lyme disease but will improve the quality of patients lives.   The following videos are of a patients suffering from both Lyme disease and TMJ. …

Sleep Apnea Treatment Lake Forest: Comfortale Alternatives to CPAP

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Sleep Apnea is a serious problem that literally destroy your quality of life!   There are many  excellent comfortable treatments for sleep apnea. CPAP is considered the Gold Standard of Treatment but it doesn’t work for the majority of patients. Studies have shown that 60% of patients abandon CPAP and only 25% use it all night on a regular basis. …