Dr. Brown’s Suggested Articles

The Case of the Negative Effect of the Nightguard

The Case of the Negative Effect of the Nightguard

In my little world of TMJ disorders I have been acutely aware of the negative effects of wearing upper (maxillary) nightguards for many years now. Years ago, my osteopath doctors explained that the upper hard acrylic devices will actually slow the pumping effect of...

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The Case of the Notorious Nightguard

The Case of the Notorious Nightguard

It seems like almost every day I meet a new patient who wears a device called a ‘nightguard’. There are so many issues with this ‘nightguard’ thing so let me just get right to it. First of all, in almost all patients who clench or grind their teeth the articular discs...

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