Patient update from Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

During this unsettling time of COVID19 restrictions, we would like to assure you that providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and staff is our top priority. We are now doing COVID-19 antibody testing at the office.

We take every precaution in our office to keep everyone safe. Our usual guidelines include universal precautions, frequent handwashing, and frequent sanitizing of all patient areas. We added an ozone/UV air purifier, ozone water in all our units and as a rinse, and of course, we practice social distancing here as much as possible. We are also checking everyone’s temperature as they walk in the door to make sure there are no infected patients being treated.

If you have a dental emergency, please do not hesitate to call us either to see us in person or have a phone consultation. We are open to answer your calls from Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

We hope that each of you will stay safe & healthy as we navigate this complex situation together.

Dr. Sanda Moldovan & her staff at Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

Treating TMD in Beverly Hills, CA

Touch your face, just in front of your ears, while opening and closing your mouth. The movement you feel is your temporomandibular joints working. If the pressure of your fingertips causes jaw pain, you may have TMD – temporomandibular joint disorder. The chiropractor at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills is trained in treating TMD with drug-free, biological techniques. Patients in the Beverly Hills, CA area smile comfortably with this effective treatment.

Understanding TMD symptoms

While TMD originates in the jaw, the condition may cause symptoms all over the body. This can easily lead to misdiagnosis, or pain-masking medications with conventional medical treatment. Our group of dental specialists works closely with our staff chiropractor to help patients find relief from:

  • Facial tenderness, aching, or swelling
  • Earaches
  • Ear noises
  • Jaw noises
  • Discomfort chewing
  • Difficulty opening the mouth
  • Jaw locking open or closed
  • Stiffness in the neck and shoulders
  • Headaches

Chiropractic approach

Problems with the jaw joint occur when muscle tension pulls the jaw to the skull tightly and out of balance. This misalignment compresses discs that cushions the TMJs, and increases pressure on the joints. Ligaments stretch, allowing misalignment to progress further. Without treatment, the disk degenerates, resulting in nerve irritation.

The best treatment plan is an overall wellness approach that includes chiropractic adjustment in addition to dental bite balancing. Dr. Joseph Canul improves range of motion and alleviates nerve irritation with a proprietary technique of gentle skull, jaw, and upper spine manipulation. He may also incorporate soft tissue therapies to break up adhesions on ligaments and muscles.

Many TMD sufferers become discouraged with medical treatment that does not address the underlying cause of their discomfort. They want an alternative to medications that dull the senses and have systemic side effects. They find compassion and solutions at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills. In the Beverly Hills, CA area call (310) 692-7855.

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Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist

Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist
Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

An alumnus from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry and UCLA, Dr. Moldovan is an extremely skilled and board-certified professional who is internationally recognized as a speaker for her wealth of knowledge, charity work and contribution to society. In addition to being a certified nutritionist, she is also a published author and speaker. She introduced ORASANA® which is her own range of natural oral healthcare products.

Dr. Moldovan is an advocate of biological dentistry and uses her public recognition to educate people on the link between good oral care and general wellbeing.

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