Our dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Brown, and our team believe that patient education plays an important role in a successful treatment outcome. We have provided links to useful articles that can help you learn more about our TMD, sleep apnea and orthodontic treatments in Falls Church, Virginia. We invite you to call Sleep & TMJ Therapy at 703-821-1103 to schedule an examination and consultation to enhance your oral and general wellbeing.

Dr. Brown’s Educational Articles

So, What Is ‘Healthy Eating’?
The Importance of the Teeth for Overall Health
TMD From a Woman’s Perspective
TMJ Disorder and Exercise

Dr. Brown’s Suggested Articles

TMD Articles
TMD Recipe Cookbook
Soft Food Diet Guide
TMJ and Physical Therapy
Vision and Learning
TMD and Sleep Connection
Oral Facial Pain Headache
Cranial Factors in Diagnosing and Treatment with ALFs
Cranial Strains and Malocclusion — Palatal Expansion
ALF Correction of Facial and Postural Asymmetry
Eliminating Migraine Headaches Without Drugs
ALF Correction of Facial and Postural Asymmetry Article
Oral Splint Ameliorates Tic Symptoms in Patients With Tourette’s Syndrome — Movement Disorders
Occlusal Treatment With Bite Splint Improves Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease Patient — A Case Report — PubMed — NCBI
Treatment Is Better Than Non-Treatment
Symptoms Improve With Treatment
TMD Treatment Better Than Without
“TMJ” and Dental Health
What Is TMD? And Do You Have It?
The TMJ: A Most Unique Joint
Headaches and Dental Health
ALF Information
Temporomandibular Disorder
TMJ and Posture
Forward Head Posture
ALF Appliance Design Conforms to Functional Cranial Anatomy
An Intro to Cranial Movement and Orthodontics
Beyond Chewing
Didgeridoo Article
The ALF Creating Facial Beauty and Balance
TMD Comorbidities
Treating the Cause of Malocclusion Ramirez
Are Migraines a Result of TMD
Articular Discs and Disc Displacement
Dental Occlusion and Its Effect on Structure and the Brain
Effect of Head Position on Vertical Mandibular Opening
Say No to Night Guards
Studies Link TMJ Dysfunction and Posture
The Jaw Joint, Hypoglycemia and Cadida
TMJ Splint Therapy Article — Dr. Brendan Stack
Wilkes Stages
I Have TMJ” What Does That Really Mean?

Sleep Apnea Articles
Why Is Sleep So Important?
Upper Airway Resistance
Association Between Sleep Bruxism and Alcohol, Caffeine, Tobacco and Drug Abuse
Heavy Snoring as a Cause of Carotoid Artery Atherosclerosis
Reading a Sleep Study

Body Work Articles
How Voice Exercises Can Assist in Orthodontic Treatment
Nose Breathing Benefits
The Link Between MTHFR Gene Mutations and Disease
Massage Therapy for Bruxism and TMJ
Myofunctional Therapy to Improve Sleep Apnea
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment to Resolve Head and Neck Pain After Tooth Extraction
Personal TCR- 8 Step Technique
Personal TCR- Craniofacial Release
Personal TCR- Depp Mid-Facial Technique

Miscellaneous Articles
Botox Induced Muscle Paralysis Rapidly Degrades Bone
Further Evidence That Botox® Injections Cause Bone Loss in the Jaw
Link Between Brain and Immune System
Low Level Laser Therapy Helps Orthodontic Alignment
Mediators of Inflammation
MRI Safety at 3T Versus 1.5T
Ponticulus Posticus on the Posterior Arch of Atlas, Prevalence Analysis in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Patients of Gulbarga Population
Stylohyoid Article

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Treatment Stories


Why Myofunctional Therapy

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Home Remedies and Treatments

So many people in this world suffer from displaced discs in their jaw joints and have a hard enough time going about their daily lives that it’s time to give a little more perspective on what can be done to make their lives easier. One of the most helpful tools in dealing with TMJ disorders…
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