Investing in Joint Vibration Analysis

A Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) recording can take as little as 10 seconds of patient time and less than 2 minutes of a staff member’s time, but the benefits can make a world of difference. A couple years ago, I contributed to an article in Dentistry Today that focused on JVA in routine restorative dentistry, taking into account the urgent need for dental staff individuals to be trained to take accurate, repeatable JVA recordings.



Through proper baseline JVA recordings, patients can be assured that instances of jaw trauma or injury can be detected through comparison. Using these recordings, patients can be provided with accurate care and comfort in their therapy undergoing measures to combat conditions such as snoring and sleep apnea using tools that modify jaw and joint positions as they sleep.

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