STRESS AND ITS EFFECT ON THE TEMPEROMANDIBULAR JOINT COMPLEX Stress forms an undeniable negative consequence of or life due to our current lifestyle. And it portrays itself in our day to day activities physically or psychologically. Stressed people are always complaining of headaches, neckaches, sleeplessness, lethargy, etc. They end up with constant clenching, bruxing or even snoring! How do we
NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY :PHYSIOLOGY OF OCCLUSION –TEMPEROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS (TMD) AND OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA (OSA) The definition of occlusion has been evolving down the years. Occlusion can be centric, physiologic or myocentric. In epigenetic terms, occlusion can be defined as that end point of the body with respect to the plantar surfaces of the feet, and within these two bounda
Neuromuscular Medicine/dentistry : the Advantage Of A forward Placed Mandible How long have you been suffering from headaches? For how many years have you been popping those anti migraine pills? Does your snoring disturb those sleeping with you or even those in the next room? The field of medicine has always involved reasoning. For every problem that you suffer from - the headaches (ha)/neckaches
Neuromuscular Dentistry – The Holistic Approach to Treat Facial Pain How long have you been suffering from headaches? For how many years have you been popping those anti migraine pills? Does your snoring disturb those sleeping with you or even those in the next room? The field of medicine has always involved reasoning. For every problem that you suffer from - the headaches (HA)/ neckaches (
Bruxism has been a perennial problem for dentists to treat. Innumerable bruxism guards save the teeth but not the surrounding structures like the muscles or the TMJ. By providing a guard, we dentists do not actually solve the cause of the problem. Hence, most bruxers end up with TMD or other myofascial disorders. Diagnosis is of prime importance in any treatment protocol. And diagno
Neuromuscular Dentistry And How It Decodes The Physiology of Occlusion To achieve the Perfect Balanced Occlusion should be the ultimate aim after any dental/medical procedure. It could be centric or eccentric, as long as the supporting structures (muscles and joints) are not compromised. So, it’s time we stressed upon the Myocentric Occlusion (MCO). MCO is the occlusal relationship between
I used to have constant headaches for nearly 20 years. I've met lots of ENT surgeons and neurologists and have been consuming their medicines until I heard about Dr. Raj's NMD therapy from a friend of mine who got cured by him. I am really thankful to him for freeing me from my aches. I never realized my tiredness during any physical activity could in any way be related to my snoring.