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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Dental Implants, Missing Teeth and Headaches

Patients missing one or more permanent molars are more prone to headaches and TMJ disorders. Missing just a single first molar has been shown to double the resk of headaches, sinus pain and /TMJ disorders. When the molars are missing there can be drastic increases in headaches and TMJ disorders. Patients with loss of vertical dimension are more prone to morning headaches, sleep apnea and migraines.

Dental Implants are frerquently used to replace missing teeth when treating headaches and migraines associated with TMJ diorders.

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posted by Dr Shapira at 3:10 PM

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