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What is a Cone Beam Scan and How Could it Help You?

At MedCenter TMJ, advanced imaging technology allows us to evaluate our patients’ facial structures and TMJs (temporomandibular joints, the bands of tissue that connect the temples with the lower jaw). We use state-of-the-art Cone Beam technology to assist in our … Continue reading

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How Vibration Helps Us Understand Your Joints

At MedCenter TMJ, Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine, Dr. Nathan Pettit, and our team are dedicated to using advanced technology to improve your oral health. Our dental practice focuses on diagnosing and treating TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder. The TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, … Continue reading

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Advances in Physical Therapy Could Help TMJ Patients

Creating a custom TMD treatment plan is the first step to finding relief after diagnosis. Each patient is unique, and treatment options can range from using heat packs to having surgery. One option that can benefit most TMD patients is physical therapy. … Continue reading

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Getting the Facts on Ultrasound and Cold Laser Therapies

At the MedCenter TMJ we offer an assortment of supportive therapies to our patients. If you are experiencing severe or debilitating pain from the TMJ or CMD, a recommendation of ultrasound and/or cold laser therapy may be suggested. What does … Continue reading

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Exercise Shouldn’t Take a Holiday: Keep Up With TMJ Stretching

The Christmas season is officially here, and it’s one of the busiest times of the year. We all have shopping, decorating and cooking to do. But now is not the time to abandon healthy routines you have worked so hard … Continue reading

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