Occlusion

Why Are You Prescribing Bruxism Appliances?

Figure 1. The STATDDS Bruxism and Sleep Monitor (STATDDS) home test provides objective data...

Managing Temporomandibular Dysfunction Requires Accuracy

Figure 1. Preoperative view of patient presenting with moderate to severe temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD)...

T-Scan Dental Force Analysis for Routine Dental Examination

For far too long, the well understood anatomy and physiology of the head and...

The Three Golden Rules of Occlusion

INTRODUCTION Occlusion is one of the most controversial subjects in dentistry and also one...

The E-Appliance: An Invaluable Therapeutic Tool

INTRODUCTION Appliance therapy has been a treatment modality for more than 40 years.1,2 “Bite...

Accurate Bite Records: Improving Restorative Predictability

INTRODUCTIONThe study of occlusion is important to the general practitioner as it relates not...

Seven Signs and Symptoms of Occlusal Disease: The Key to an Easy Diagnosis

Occlusal disease (OD) is a far more destructive disease than most people realize. Dr....

A Question of Principles: Treating Severe Malocclusion

This case report will discuss the history and treatment of a patient who suffered...

Dental Compression Syndrome and TMD: Examining the Relationship

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is not just one disorder, but a group of conditions that...

Presenting Occlusion Disease in 3-D for Greater Case Acceptance

Occlusal disease is one the most destructive and neglected elements in dentistry, and it...