If you’ve heard of sleep apnea before but are not sure who it affects and what causes it you’re not alone. Many people are familiar with the condition; however, they may think that it only affects those who are overweight. While individuals who are overweight do have a higher risk of having the condition the truth of the matter is that anyone can suffer from sleep apnea. And a recent study found...Read More
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Temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ, is a musculoskeletal condition that can cause chronic pain in your mouth, face, and other regions of the upper body. It is generally the result from problems with the jaw joints and muscles in the mouth from a trauma or stresses on that area. In the infographic below, we outline the prevalence of this condition in the U.S. and the most common symptoms generally experienced by those suffering from TMJ.
If you have any of these symptoms and are concerned you may have TMJ, please call our experienced neuromuscular dentist Dr....Read More
If you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder, or more commonly known as TMJ, you know just how painful and life-altering its symptoms can be. Living with TMJ can mean battling painful symptoms on a daily basis such as chronic headaches, face and jaw pain, and even neck, shoulder and back pain.
The condition is caused by your jaw joints and muscles having...Read More
I first met Dr. Michael Adler when he opened his dental practice in Boulder in the late 1980s. Soon after I became a patient. Today my entire family relies on Dr. Adler and his staff for their dental care.
I’ve learned to watch for and take notice of people who are well placed in their professions, whether it be in medicine, finance, technology, education, entertainment, or virtually any area of specialization. Often these people stand out almost immediately upon meeting them. The passion they have for their work shows in the way they speak, their continuing pursuit of improvement, and in other...Read More
At Adler Advanced Dentistry in Boulder, we understand how busy life can be when you have kids. Between school and social activities, it can be hard to find time to spend together as a family. At our office, we don’t want you to worry about having to find separate dentists for your children and yourself, that’s why we believe in providing quality and comprehensive family dentistry care.
When you come to our office for...Read More
Epigentic Orothodontics Case Study: Part 3
Dr. Adler adjusted the upper appliance by tightening the springs on it. As the palate grows forward the springs loosen.
Typically during this phase of treatment we would be seeing our patients every month. Dr. Adler also had me start doing jaw stabilization myofunctional therapy exercises and I started to use lip tape at nights.
Epigenetic Orthodontics Case Study: Part 2
This appliance check we removed my lower fixed retainer and seated the lower Fixed-Removable Lingual Arch (FRLA) appliance. It has a specific amount of prescribed expansion and torque built into it that will help widen my lower jaw arch. We adjusted my molar pads since I was no longer contacting on my 2nd molars, which indicates that the pitch of my lower jaw is changing (we want this!). We measured that I had 1 mm of growth on my left side and 2 mm of growth on my right side. For me adjusting to the FRLA appliance was easy compared to the Fixed Growth...Read More
When you have spacing, alignment, or bite issues with your teeth, you may feel embarrassed to show your smile. What’s more, the long-standing and traditional means for addressing these aesthetic concerns have been metal braces, which many find equally embarrassing and uncomfortable. Thankfully, however, there have been recent advancements in braces technology with...Read More
Epigentic Orthodontics Case Study: Part 1
At Adler Advanced Dentistry, we’re committed to helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. We do this by taking a holistic approach to your dental care through comprehensively assessing your oral health and providing prevention, as well as solutions, to your dental needs that take your overall health into consideration.
At his office, Dr. Michael Adler and staff can help you with general, family, and...Read More