Case Studies

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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Dental / Sinusitis Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

It is estimated that 37 million Americans are afflicted with sinusitis each year. The following table lists the most common symptoms associated with sinusitis: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS SINUSITIS Facial Pressure/Pain Yes Duration of Illness Over 10-14 days Nasal Discharge Thick, yellow-green Fever Sometimes Headache Sometimes Pain in Upper Teeth Sometimes Bad Breath Sometimes Coughing Sometimes…

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Oral Shingles: 10 Years of Unrelenting Mouth Pain

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Having Herpes Zoster or shingles is bad enough but having it in the mouth has to be the most painful experience ever imaginable. That was the case of Ann G. who had suffered with severe mouth pain for ten years. All traditional testing, examinations and pain medications did not affect the unrelenting mouth pain. Because…

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Orthodontic/Migraine Headache

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

During orthodontic treatment some patients complain of experiencing headaches when the teeth are being moved. This can easily result from muscle imbalances and/or sore teeth during the treatment process. But when the braces are removed and the patient still complains of daily headaches there is something very wrong. This was the case of a fourteen…

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Dental/Raynaud’s Disease Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

In my clinical experience since 1969, I have come to the realization that 70 to 90% of all medical problems have a dental link and Raynaud’s disease is no exception. The primary dental whole body connection comes from the direct effect of oral infections, toxic root canal teeth, leakage of mercury from mercury fillings, galvanic…

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Dental/Cystitis Connection

By Dr. Gerald H. Smith

Cystitis is often a very painful experience especially if one has been suffering for two years. That was the case of U.H., a 26 year-old medical doctor. U.H. suffered severe bladder pain for the past two years. Her medical colleagues prescribed the standard of care treatment of antibiotics and even morphine for the severe pain.…

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