Relief from muscle strain and headaches due to bite problems Reduce unnecessary ware on teeth especially anterior teeth Allows for long term success and comfort in your mouth Temporomandibular Joint Disorder TMJ Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or more commonly known as TMJ is a chronic inflamation of the tempero-mandibular joint, the joint that hinges the lower jaw mandible to the skull. The muscles and the joints that are associated with the teeth are subject to wear, tear, and eventually will break down. Although they are also very adaptable, ultimately people with TMJ can experience: — pain — problems with head or neck muscles — discomfort or pain while trying to chew — limited jaw opening — severe wear or breakdown of teeth Both Dr. The Kois Deprogrammer appliance can help diagnose the possible bite problem, and provide option for future treatment.
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Kois Deprogrammer Appliance Introduction to the Kois Deprogrammer Having a bite incompatible with the jaw joint and muscles can present serious issues for individuals as they attempt tasks considered mindless by many. The Kois Deprogrammer, developed by Dr. John C. Kois, D. D, is a useful tool for dentists looking to provide such treatment. What is a Kois Deprogrammer? The Kois Deprogrammer is a removable, plastic appliance that covers the hard palate and creates a single point of contact between the lower central incisor and the anterior bite plane.
How does a Kois Deprogrammer work? A patient may be asked to wear the Deprogrammer for one week to one month so that enough time elapses for old muscle memory to be erased.
The dentist will know this has occurred when the patient can reproduce, without guidance, the same point of contact as when wearing the Deprogrammer.
What are the benefits of a Kois Deprogrammer? The benefits of a Kois Deprogrammer are vast and profound to both the Doctor and the patient. The Kois Deprogrammer can be easily maintained by simply being cleaned with toothpaste and warm water, each time the teeth are brushed. First Ave.
Banik to evaluate the stability of your bite. The Kois Deprogrammer helps adjust your jaw and bite to reduce your risk of facial pain and worn, broken, or loose teeth. Its purpose is to remove the influence of your teeth from your chewing system by preventing them from interlocking and reinforcing the position of your existing bite. This allows your lower jaw to relax into a more comfortable position.
Kois Deprogrammer Appliance Introduction to the Kois Deprogrammer Having a bite incompatible with the jaw joint and muscles can present serious issues for individuals as they attempt tasks considered mindless by many. The Kois Deprogrammer, developed by Dr. John C. Kois, D. D, is a useful tool for dentists looking to provide such treatment.
TMJ Care & Kois Deprogrammer