Understanding neuromuscular dentistry
- Posted on: Nov 15 2022
At Golden Dental Solutions, we understand the needs of patients in and around our community of Golden, CO. Drs. Nany Gill, Dallas Kenson, and Evelyn Qi work together with patients and families to help improve their oral health and wellness. For some of our patients, neuromuscular issues can contribute to a wide range of problems that may impact one’s quality of life as well as their dental health. Our team at Golden Dental Solutions is here to help evaluate you and provide neuromuscular dentistry services for those who need them.
What is neuromuscular dentistry?
Neuromuscular dentistry is a type of dental care that focuses on the alignment of the teeth and jaws. This type of dentistry can help to improve the function of the bite and reduce stress on the jaw muscles and joints. Neuromuscular dentists use a variety of techniques to assess and treat bite problems, including orthodontics, jaw surgery, and dental appliances.
What are some benefits of neuromuscular dentistry?
There are a number of advantages that are associated with working with a dentist who has experience in neuromuscular dentistry. These include:
- Improved dental health
- Improved appearance of the smile
- Improved function of the bite
- Reduced stress on the jaw muscles and joints
- Reduced risk of TMJ problems
What are some of the techniques used in neuromuscular dentistry?
Some of the techniques and modalities of treatments used in neuromuscular dentistry include:
- Orthodontics: This is the use of braces or other devices to align the teeth.
- Jaw surgery: This is sometimes necessary to correct severe bite problems.
- Dental appliances: There are a number of different appliances that can be used to treat bite problems. These include splints, night guards, and mouth guards.
Do I need to see a neuromuscular dentistry professional?
If you are experiencing any problems with your bite, it is important to see a neuromuscular dentist such as our professionals at Golden Dental Solutions. Drs. Nancy Gill, Dallas Kenson, and Evelyn Qi are all here to help! Call our team today at 303-277-9600 to request an appointment at our Golden, CO, area dental office to learn more about your dental and oral health needs.
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