Temporomandibular joint diagnosis and functional therapy
The chewing system works by the interaction of teeth, periodontal ligament, mastication muscles and temporomandibular joint. The resulting occlusion (= bite) is a sensitive tool recording minimal deviations in the scale of some micrometres. Only a perfectly adjusted chewing system works harmoniously. If it has to adjust itself to a change of circumstances, damages and pain in teeth, muscles and joint followed by funcional impairment can occur.
Dealing with the masticatory system precise anlyses and careful and picky therapeutic measures are required.