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Shortened / Chipped Teeth Test

Teeth wear not from eating or chewing but from grinding and clenching. Grinding is the body’s way of trying to eliminate interference in the bite. If your teeth mesh together in a position where the jaw muscles or jaw joints are strained your natural reaction may be to grind to a more comfortable position. Unfortunately, in […]

Flexibility Test

How does your bite affect your flexibility? Find out Your balance, flexibility and potential strength all change with something as simple as biting on a plastic pen. This test demonstrates how a clenched bite changes the way the muscles of your head, neck and back work. Try it Try to touch your toes without the pen between your […]

Muscle Tenderness – Test

Use the Trigger Point images to palpate muscles on the cheek (Masseters) and on the temple (Temporalis) to see if there are trigger points.You have to push hard and roll your finger or thumb around to find the knot in the muscle. If it is there then there are issues. Rate all muscles on a […]

Measure your Front Teeth – Test

Upper front teeth are typically 10.0 mm to 11.5 mm long from the edge to where the white enamel meets the yellower root surface. (That is usually the gum line unless there has been gum recession on the tooth and the tooth looks longer than it is due to the recession of gum and bone […]

Cross Bites – Test

When the lower teeth are farther out than the upper teeth this is a dental crossbite. This can be found on back teeth or front teeth, on one side or both sides. Sometimes it is only one tooth that is the culprit.​​​​

Keyway Wear Patterns Test

This is when your bring the front teeth on top edge to edge with the front teeth on the bottom. Is there a place where they form a tight fitting match. This is because you have worn the front teeth together by grinding over and over and have made a match between the upper and […]

Migraine & Headache Pain – Causes That Most People Don’t Know About

Chronic sufferers searching for migraine & headache pain causes may not know that the solution to their pain may be with their dentist. TMJ migraine & headache pain is more common than you may think and can alter the quality of life for anyone suffering from them. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. When this joint […]

Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

Getting started is easy. Read through the helpful resources on this website and get ready to smile again! Test Yourself For Sleep Disorders You may be unaware of the destruction that is happening when experiencing insufficient sleep. If you knew that your current Sleep Disorder symptoms will lead to future bigger issues, doesn’t it make […]

Undiagnosed Jaw Pain in Wisconsin

Do you have undiagnosed jaw pain? Does your jaw “click” or “pop” during meals or when you yawn? Do you suffer from jaw pain? neck pain? or frequent headaches? Do you find yourself clenching your teeth in stressful moments or grinding your teeth while sleeping? Imagine you’re sitting next to a new client during your introductory […]

Treating Jaw Pain in Kenosha

You may think you need to call your lawyer, but not in this case. If you find yourself experiencing jaw pain, or have a jaw that is locked open or closed, it may be time to call your dentist. You may be suffering from a disorder known as TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder). The temporomandibular joint […]

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