Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD, TMJ or TMD), or TMJ syndrome, is a problem in the jaw and surrounding areas of the head and neck that causes pain, discomfort, and disability in millions of people each year. Many people suffer needlessly as they search in vain for relief from their pains. With the application of new technology and acquisition of proper training, dentists are able to diagnose and treat TMJ disorder. With all of this new information emerging, dentists will now be able to understand TMJ...

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Restorative dentistry

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Restorative dentistry

What is a Restorative/ Prosthetic Dentistry?, – This refers to the replacement or restoration of natural teeth that had been damaged, decayed, lost, or missing. Here are the types of restorations:   Bridge Crowns These are the replacement of one or more teeth with adjacent teeth (on the missing area to be restored) to be used as abutments (to hold on). The purpose is to provide chewing function, bite stabilization, prevent tilting of adjacent teeth and the dropping down of the opposing teeth on the...

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea Management

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea Management

What is Snoring and Sleep Apnea?, This is a new field in dentistry that evaluates the dental contributory factor on snorers and to apneic patients in their predisposition to the condition. Evaluation aims to find out the upper airway obstructions in the nose and throat (pharyngeal area). These obstruction lead to mouth breathing, thus snoring results in a noisy breathing while asleep. Annoying noisy sound is not only the concern but primarily the apneic episodes that put the life of individual in danger. Apnea is...

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Dental Implant

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Dental Implant

What are Dental implants?, – Dental implants are small, sturdy, titanium post that acts as the root structure in replacement of a natural root of the tooth. A dental implant is placed into a patient’s upper or lower jaw bone. After the bone has grown around the implant, implants can hold a crown, bridge or overdenture just like roots hold natural teeth in place. Implants are the latest dental technology for replacing the roots of lost teeth. They are used to support crowns, bridges, and dentures. Implants...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

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Cosmetic Dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?, – A natural smile is triggered by a conscious effort of expressing satisfaction, happiness and a way to start a communication. Everyone is concerned about his or her facial appearance and is usually controlled by the muscles that provide movement of the teeth. Through cosmetic dentistry, the appearance of the mouth can be altered to more closely matching the person’s subjective concept of what is visually aesthetic. Nice and beautiful looking teeth is now made possible through...

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Quantum Biofeedback

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Quantum Biofeedback

Quantum Biofeedback – Energizing the natural life force What is Quantum Biofeedback?, – Simply put, Quantum Biofeedback assists health practitioners to energetic imbalances occurring in humans and animals.   The science behind Quantum Biofeedback The accuracy and reliability of the EPFX System is based on decades of research conducted in the field of bio-energetic and bio-response. Science has shown us that the body is indeed electric; therefore electrical reactivity in the body can be...

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Bad Breath (Halitosis)

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Bad Breath (Halitosis)

  Bad Breath (Halitosis), – is the unpleasant odor emitted from the mouth. This is an embarrassing condition wherein some people aren’t aware of. This is the result of proteins breakdown by bacteria..   Causes of bad breath: ● Dental factors: ● Poor oral hygiene ● Tooth decay ● Dry mouth (Xerostomia) ● Gum disease ● Metals in the mouth ● Tooth infection Medical conditions: ● Local infection in the respiratory tract ● Chronic sinusitis ● Postnasal drip ● Chronic...

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Biological dentistry

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Biological dentistry

What is Biological Dentistry?, – Biological dentistry relates to removing major obstacles to healthy living and hasten recovery from chronic illness. It stresses the relationship of oral health to total wellness because of the interconnection of the teeth to body organ. This fact was made known when it was established that the teeth and body organs share the same pathway (meridians). A trained biological dentists focuses on the use of safe or the least toxic restorative materials for dental works and is...

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Pain Free Dentistry

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Pain Free Dentistry

  Conscious Sedation, – This type of sedation is a state of very deep relaxation. Conscious sedation has an amnesic effect for some patient and they will remember virtually nothing about their dental appointment. All body functions remain normal and the person is able to breathe on their own. He can also respond to the request of others such as opening and closing the mouth while the dental procedure is in session. Intraveneous Sedation, This uses medications administered directly into the persons blood...

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