Speaking about osteopathy, it should be noted its role in dentistry. As is known, osteopathy sees the body as a whole, and because of maxillo-dental system is part of that whole, and any changes thereto reflected on the various components of the body. Therefore, in recent times one can observe the interaction between the dentist and the osteopath. That is, osteopathic treatment, detecting the root cause of imbalance that is launched in the body, removes it, and harmonizes all systems and organs.
Osteopathy in such sub-branches of dentistry like orthodontics serves an important function. Because when wearing braces, the patient may feel discomfort, which entails headaches, stiffness in the movement of the jaws, which, in turn, may indirectly affect other systems in the body. Therefore, osteopath, cranial balancing techniques and eliminates discomfort, thereby preventing and eliminating the discomfort by adjusting the tone of the tissues and forming a proper bite.
Found its use in osteopathy and orthopedic dentistry. Not infrequently after prosthetics of teeth, placing implants break with the usual biomechanics of the jaw, which can lead to uncomfortable sensations, headaches and other unpleasant sensations. Soft techniques the osteopath restores the normal position of the teeth and jaw, thereby sparing the patient from associated problems.
In some cases the osteopath interacts with a dentist, podiatrist with the installation process of the implant to the patient. Through osteopathic techniques improves blood flow to the site of engraftment of a foreign body, is response of the tissues, in consequence of which the prosthesis is lighter and easier to install.Another advantage of osteopathy in prosthetic dentistry it is worth noting the balance of a jaw with no tooth or teeth, which entails changes in muscle and fascial structures, the redistribution of load during chewing, which in turn can lead to other discomfort. In this case, as osteopathy is designed to minimize discomfort, to balance and harmonize tissues, organs, systems.
Finally and equally important is the role of osteopathy in dentistry. For example, when the seal sets, over time, can manifest discomfort that could not be detected at once, under anesthesia. Therefore, osteopathic treatment again comes to the aid of their techniques.