Occlusal Evaluation in Chicago’s Gold Coast & Hinsdale, IL

An Occlusion evaluation is an examination of the TMJ joint stability and any abnormalities of this joint. It is an examination that looks at the bite for signs of wear as well as the loss of guidance of anterior teeth- this loss of guidance can cause future deterioration of posterior teeth as well as stresses on the front teeth. This evaluation aids the doctor in making short term and long term plans to help keep tooth structure and minimize future wearing of teeth and enamel.


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