Case Studies

Bruxism: Dental/Cranial Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

J.S. bruxed or ground her teeth on a regular basis. The traditional concept is that bruxism is due to emotional stress. Patients who present a chief complaint of bruxism to their dentist are most often offered two treatment approaches: The first approach focuses on “removing the tooth interferences” which cause the muscles to tighten up.…

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Years of Pain and 50 Doctors Later..

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Dental / Skeletal / Toxin Connection This patient lives in Europe and flew in for a two-week dental visit. Case Report: S.W. is a 35-year old female patient that presented with the following chronic symptoms: Head feels like it was unscrewed, and then put back on her shoulders again, but with such a twist that gives…

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Atypical Facial Pain: Dental/Cranial/Whole-Body Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Susan was referred to my office for an unusal cluster of symptoms that had defied conventional medical, osteopathic, chiropractic, physical therapy, cranial and dental treatment for the past three years. Susan described her chief symptoms as a “twisting”, pulling sensation on the left side of her face, left side of her neck, shoulder, arm and…

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Viral/Vertigo Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Vertigo Resolved by Bio-Frequencies There are two basic types of vertigo: objective and subjective. Objective vertigo exists when the external world revolves around the individual. Subjective vertigo manifests when the individual perceives them-self revolving in space. Vertigo is a result of a disturbance of equilibrium. It can be caused by middle ear disease; cranial distortions,…

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Dental/Congestive Heart Failure Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Idiopathic cardiomyopathy: When the cause of heart failure is never identified it is referred to as idiopathic cardiomyopathy. This condition can be caused by past, unidentified viral or bacterial infections. Unfortunately most cardiologists do not investigate the possibility that existing dental infections can play a major role in causing congestive heart failure. According to Dr. Dietrich…

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30-Year Dental/Migraine Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Approximately 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches, and of them, 28 million suffer from migraines. To the chronic migraine headache sufferer, headaches can mean more than sheer physical torture –they can disrupt work, destroy weekend plans, and even put a strain on marriage and relationships with family and friends. Statistically more woman get migraines…

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Three years constant facial pain: Dental Whole Body Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

The head bone is connected to the foot bone. Thanks to twenty years of incredible research, Dr. Brian Rothbart has uncovered a direct connection between pronation of the feet, scoliosis in the spine and torsions in the skull. Dr. Rothbart’s clinical research has substantiated this interrelationship. In my quest to piece the dental whole body connection,…

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Dental / Facial Pain / Posture Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Enduring ten plus years of facial pain diminishes one’s quality of life. The real frustration comes from consultations with many medical and dental specialists with no results. Thinking out side of the box is key to resolving problems that do not respond to treatment with in a three to six month period. Unfortunately there are…

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Dental / Sciatic Pain Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Patients with relentless sciatic pain have a tremendous burden to bear. Living with any kind of pain is not pleasant but sciatic pain can be especially disabling. A main symptom is sciatic neuralgia, or pain starting from the buttocks and shooting down the back of the leg and sometimes into different portions of the lower…

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Dental / Migraine Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Conventional medicine still does not know what causes migraine headaches. Various theories exist which focus on blood flow irregularities (dilation of blood vessels), psychological and chemical changes (hormonal, toxicity and heavy metals, etc.) and triggers (bright light, smells, foods, low blood sugar, weather changes, aspartame and other additives). One factor often overlooked by the medical…

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