Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?

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Do you suffer from severe headaches? Have you tried medications, diet adjustments, and chiropractic treatment? Perhaps the cause is not stress-induced tension, food allergies, spine alignment, or eyestrain. Maybe the culprit is right under your nose. Bite misalignment or malocclusion is a fairly common abnormality yet commonly goes undetected. Nature intended the front teeth to…


Jaw Pain in Carlsbad? Suspect A Bite Problem?

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The topic of today’s post is malocclusion – literally – “bad bite”. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in most cases, the misalignment is so slight that it causes no issues. When you combine multiple teeth on two arches…


Dental Technology in Carlsbad: Can You Give Me Some Air?

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How long have dentists been drilling teeth? Would you believe 9,000 years? In an ancient graveyard in Pakistan, archaeologists uncovered skulls containing teeth that had undergone drilling. The stone-age dentists removed decay using drills constructed of sharpened flint. Though advanced dentistry would not be possible without drilling, the whine of a dental drill can make…