TMJ Occlusion Posture and Airway

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Without seeing the bigger picture of how your dentistry fits into your overall health could result in dental treatment that leads to less than optimal results.

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An optimal jaw relationship is foundational to any diagnosis for effective treatment of the teeth, muscles and temporomandibular joints.  Upward head posture is effected by a posteriorized mandible which can induced strained occipital musculature.  Proper atlas and axis alignment along with a balanced pelvis muscularly is necessary to support a balanced occlusion.  Optimal occlusion also supports and maintains proper head and overall postural balance.  The body is all connected and inter relates to one another.