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Posted on 10/23/2017 by Dr. Michael Allard
Not a lot of people think about how your posture and your jaw go hand in hand. It is not something you would normally think about together. However, your posture and your jaw can have impacts on each other when it comes to not having the best of either.
Learning more about your posture can help you reduce many oral issues you may be having regarding your jaw.
Your Spine and Jaw
When your spin is causing the problem, it can put more stress on your neck and jaw area. This is causing you to slouch more, but also put more weight on one side of your head than another. It is important to sit up straight and tall to reduce the uncomfortable muscle feeling that you may have.
What if Your Jaw is Misaligned?If it is your jaw that is misaligned, then this might have a big part to play on not only your posture, but also your balance and coordination. It can cause muscle strain in your face, but also your back, neck and shoulders.
Properly AlignedWhen everything is properly aligned and you can stand tall and hold your body weight, you're easily able to feel more comfortable, have less strain and not have to worry about oral issues because of it.
Speak with Our Dentists TodaySpeak with our dentists today if you feel that your posture is changing your jaw or putting your body under more stress. Our dentists can help come up with a treatment plan based on the misalignment that you have. This will provide you with a way to feel more comfortable and not have to worry about not having the proper care. No one has to live in an uncomfortable state, give us a call today and we can help!
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (623) 738-2564 today.