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Toronto Cosmetic Dentist Treats Craniofacial Disorders Holistically to Manage Patients’ Pain


March 30, 2011
by ken

The American and Canadian Academy of Craniofacial Pain estimates that
5 – 15% of North American population may suffer from Temporomandibular
disorder
, commonly called TMJ. Dr. Susie Ang, a cosmetic dentist in Toronto, ON,
is one of a select few with training in craniofacial dentistry. When
treating TMJ and other common craniofacial disorders, she says dental
practitioners must take a holistic approach to treatment to decrease
overall pain.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) March 29, 2011

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The most recent research from the American and Canadian Academy of
Craniofacial Pain shows 5 – 15% of the North American population suffers
from pain associated with Temporomandibular disorder, more commonly
referred to as TMJ. At her Toronto cosmetic dentistry
practice, Susie Ang, DDS says dental practitioners must treat TMJ and
other common craniofacial disorders holistically to help patients truly
manage pain.

Dr. Ang says cosmetic dentistry procedures such as dental implants
and porcelain veneers in conjunction with TMJ treatment can eliminate
pain and create a gorgeous smile. She says medical research has
confirmed craniofacial disorders occur through readaptation and
neurological signaling errors related to common misalignment issues that
lead to TMJ. adding that because of her interest in craniofacial
dentistry, she is able to treat her patients from a unique, and more
informed perspective than traditional dentists. Once her patients’ pain
is under control, Dr. Ang says she promotes a preventative approach to
dental health to avoid future concerns and maintain long-lasting
function and comfort, while creating positive patient experiences.     

About Dr. Ang

Susie Ang, DDS earned her dental degree from the University of
Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. She then completed post-graduate work in
Esthetic Dentistry at SUNY Buffalo, along with a number of continuing
education courses focused on holistic cosmetic dentistry, including
smile makeovers with teeth whitening
and porcelain veneers. Dr. Ang is a member of the American Academy of
General Dentistry
, the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club, the Toronto
Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Dento-Facial
Esthetics. She also maintains a long-standing relationship with the
Pankey Institute, an educational center devoted to achieving excellence
in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

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