Category Archives: tmj

TMJ and systemic health: the missing link

The question is how can the bite possibly affect so many health conditions.  This is the response I sent today: I think the clearest term to  use for what I am about to share is “cranio-mandibular orthopedics (CMO)”.  The main … Continue reading

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TMJ controversy continues

The TMJ controversy continues to go on.  It is evidence as to the great lack of understanding amongst dentists as to what causes TMJ. A recent article in the California Dental Association Journal: The Great TMJ Controversy ( cda journal … Continue reading

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Magnesium deficiency and TMJ

Magnesium Deficiency and TMJ Medical research  is very clear that magnesium deficiency causes highly elevated substance P levels, but high substance p levels are also found with jaw misalignment.  When both conditions are present it could easily account for the … Continue reading

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