How to effectively Treat TMJ

From the medical field of cranial osteopathy, we understand that all 29 cranial bones, not just the jaw, move in a slow, fluid rhythm, providing a balancing aspect to the central nervous system and surrounding connective tissue. With restrictions to this very important motion—such as clenching, grinding or other strain patterns from injuries and traumas—balance…

Bite off? Jaw off? Hips off?

TMJ and the Movement of All 29 Cranial Bones—An Entirely New Paradigm In the world of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) treatment, there are many different approaches, each meeting with varying degrees of success. Almost all TMJ treatment is based on the assumption that the skull is solid, the suture joints are closed and that the…

Cold Laser Therapy

Laser Treatments for Holistic Oral Care Holistic oral care is focused on the highest standard of patient care with an emphasis on total body wellness. For this reason, Medicine Wheel Dental and Wellness Center has incorporated a laser for soft tissue treatment and management of the following: Tooth sensitivities – laser therapy is commonly used…

Introduction To Mindfulness

Introduction To Mindfulness is a 3 week course. Each participant will receive a notebook and journal, and handouts are provided for every class.  In addition, audio recordings of meditations are provided every week for home practice. Week 1:  What is Mindfulness? Introduction to Mindful Breathing Introduction to Thoughts Practice and use of anchor words Mindful…

Product of the Month

Medicine Wheel Dental believes in promoting local businesses within our community. We developed a program called “Product of the Month” to share with like-minded individuals and companies best associated with our values and practice beliefs. Our motivation and intention is to support and provide local businesses with exposure to people and organizations with which we…

Thank You To Our Valued Friends

Dearest Valued Friends, As 2016 comes to a close, we acknowledge that there has not been one person in our waiting room that has not experienced some major highs and lows physically, mentally, or emotionally this year. Yet in the midst of this uncertainty, we find ourselves in a place of excitement and serenity. Our…

Yoga Pose to strengthen the spine

Cobra Pose “I enjoy practicing the Cobra Pose first thing in the morning in conjunction with my breathing exercises to help open my chest and lungs. Sitting at a computer tends to contract the front of the torso; this pose reverses that effect.” – Andrew Weil, M.D. Description & History The Cobra Pose is a…