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Connections between the oral environment, sleep, and TMJ

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Terecita Dean's Blog | 0 comments

Connections between the oral environment, sleep, and TMJ

Because the mouth and jaw are part of the head and neck area, dysfunction in the oral environment can often contribute to TMJ and sleep disorders. TMJ disorders can cause a great a deal of pain, and sleep disorders can pose a serious health threat. TMJ and sleep disorders are very often connected, and I specialize in treating both of them with whole-body, nonsurgical methods, including cranial osteopathy and the use of oral appliances, to allow patients to lead pain-free, healthier lives. Here are a few ways that...

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