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Acupuncture meets dentistry

September 7, 2012

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by Dr. T. Aristotle Economou —  Our bodies contain a system of bio-energetic pathways called meridians, which act as conductors and are mapped throughout the entire body. A variety of applications and techniques are used to stimulate these pathways, such as lasers or needles (acupuncture). Historians agree that the science of acupuncture (meridian therapy) is […]

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Myofascial release for PTSD, anxiety and depression

February 26, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  The John Barnes Approach to Myofascial Release (MFR) relies upon the notion of tissue memory. The fascia experiences and records stress and trauma over the course of a lifetime, often not becoming a problem for the individual until a critical mass is reached. Barnes describes this effect as “splat art.” It […]

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Energy use of EMG in dentistry

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  This article looks at the use of energy from a diagnostic viewpoint, specifically electromyography. Electromyography (EMG) is commonly used by neurologists, physical medicine specialists and others. A widely known form of EMG is the electrocardiogram (ECG), whereby small electrodes are attached to certain points of the skin so that the […]

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A quantum improvement in dentistry

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  A marriage often can be a great union. The field of dentistry has just witnessed the marriage of two digital technologies: low-dose 3D digital X-ray scans and 3D in-office computer-aided design and manufacture (CAD/CAM) of crowns. This technological marriage occurred earlier this year, but it will take some time to […]

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