The Bite Must Fit.
The jaw joint is a key indicator of human well-being as disturbances can bring severe health compromises. Problems affecting the jaw joint proof chewing apparatus to have a strong influence on body and mind.
Examining the jaw joint manually involves analysing jaw joint structure and movements as well as identifying tension. Electronic measurement of temporomandibular joint parameters (pantographic) supplements analysis by measuring joint movements, jaw bone heads and open spaces well as determining bite coordinates.
Both methods promote a target-oriented diagnosis and reveal function the chewing apparatus. Symptoms as cracking, emitting pain in the upper face area, aching neck muscles, ear noise (tinnitus), nighttime teeth grinding, chronic head or back pain, tooth structure damages as well as movement restrictions require collaboration of experts in the fields of dentistry, orthodontics, ENT specialists (ear, nose, throat), orthopaedics as well as physiotherapy.
There is a wide range of possible causes for mandibular jaw joint disorders. Missing or misfitting dental prothesis as well as malocclusion can be treated rather easily. Furthermore, stress and mental tension might exert pressure on your jaw: Frequent teeth grinding affects the entire chewing system and indicates processing patterns.
Dentists can apply a splint for enamel protection and relaxation of chewing apparatus as well as joint structures. If required, the dysfunction can later on be treated by change of toothing by the dentist.
CMD means Cranio-Mandibular Dysfunction and constitutes an unspecific diagnosis of a jaw malfunction.
In connection with CMD treatment (Cranio Mandibular Dysfunction), the dentist is entitled to prescribe a recipe for physiotherapy.
Some German public health insurances substitute funds for osteopathy, please clarify the issue at hand with your health insurance in advance.
Splints can be hand-crafted for upper and lower jaw. The differ with regards to therapy approach: center splint, reposition splint and protrusion splint.
Integration of splints is a non-invasive therapy, meaning condition of the teeth is initially not changed. The dentist is observing the impact for a longer period of time and applies prothesis in a new position if therapy is successful.
Splints are usually worn at night. After removing it in the morning, give it a rinse with water and brush it with a tooth brush and then stored in a dry box. It is not necessary to put them in Corega tab solution. Since splits are made from see-through synthetic material, they can discolour. To prevent discolouration, it is useful to dissolve Cetron cleaning powder in lukewarm water when cleaning the splint.
An aqualizer is a pre-assembled splint with biting cushion as instant treatment in case of muscular tensions or tension headache which is caused by pressing or teeth grinding.
It is a functional device treating urgent pain symptoms via a front tooth jig.
Mrs. Veronika Reinsdorf is pleased to schedule an appointment with you and will answer your questions.
Our practice is organised in a way that you do not wait.
Our dental practice is pursuing one goal: health of your teeth. We work up to our full potential.
Tonhallenstraße is located directly at Schadowstraße in Düsseldorf Central.
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