Sinusitis and the Dental Office

Practically every week of the year at Cape Dental Care we will have someone come in with a toothache that ends up being diagnosed sinusitis.   Their symptoms include: Sore upper posterior teeth (percussion, usually more than one) Feeling sensitive/swollen to the touch on their cheek Headaches Stuffy nose (runny nose, possibly green or yellow […]

Joint Vibration Analysis for TMJ and Myofacial Pain

As part of every dental exam the Cape Dental Doctors palpate the face and TMJ's to see if there is any clicks or pops associated with opening and closing the mouth.  Occasionally, a patient will have clicks and/or pops during the examination.  Thankfully, most clicks and pops have been happening for years and are not […]

Occlusal Wear: Why Do My Jaws Hurt So Much?

What do you think the expected life span of a human being was 100 years ago?  Forty-three.  Life is so much more complicated today!  Are we living longer than our teeth were design to last?  Do people have more stress in their lives than way back then?  These are a few of the complicating factors […]

Myofacial Pain with Normal TMJ – Case Study

Treatment of myofacial pain with the JVA and TekScan and complete equilibration.