Dentalife - Dr. Curtis Westersund - 
Dentist Calgary Downtown 
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22 May 2021
Snoring Device Calgary Downtown

Do you find yourself waking up multiple times throughout the night—jolted awake by your own snoring?  If you are a snorer, don’t overlook it as a simple inconvenience. Snoring can be associated with a serious, and potentially fatal condition known as sleep apnea or Upper Airway Restrictive Syndrome (UARS). Oral appliances also known as dental […]

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21 May 2021
Can TMJ cause neck and shoulder pain?

Your neck, back and shoulder muscles work as a team. Seldom does a single muscle work without other muscles balancing or stabilizing its function. Often, overworked muscles will recruit additional muscles to help out. This is known as muscle recruitment. And it can lead to structural stain up and down the body.

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20 May 2021
Teeth Whitening Calgary Downtown

If you’re hiding your mouth because of stained and yellow teeth, you should consider professional Teeth Whitening Dentist Calgary services. For in-office teeth whitening, we combine whitening procedures to provide brightening of your teeth. To start, we whiten your teeth in-office with an activating light. You will then continue to whiten your teeth at home […]

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18 May 2021
CPAP Alternatives Calgary Downtown

If you’re one of the many Calgarians who suffer from sleep apnea or sleep disturbance issues, you know that going on with your daily life can be tiring and frustrating. If you’ve looked into finding relief, you’ve probably heard about Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines. CPAPs have improved greatly over the years and are […]

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17 May 2021
What are the options for missing or broken teeth?

It happens often. You are liking the way your teeth are working and then a tooth cracks and breaks. What is wrong? What should you do? How important is a broken tooth anyway? Is your tongue ever going to quit playing with the fracture? Missing or broken teeth may cause more problems than just embarrassment […]

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17 May 2021
TMJ Orthotic Delivery & Insertion Calgary

At your second appointment we will be delivering your lower removable anatomical dental orthotic. Prior to your appointment with us you may require a functional neck alignment assessment on the day of delivery. Orthotic Try-in ULF TENS Physiotherapy (45 – 60 minutes) Orthotic adjustments to balanced functional bite position. Your appointment time will be 1.5 […]

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17 May 2021
TMJ Diagnostic Testing Calgary

The Diagnostic Testing section of the TMJ Therapy process tells us about your present condition and helps us find an improved bite position for your orthotic (TMJ dental appliance). This first appointment is typically 3 hours in length. Please plan for at least that amount of time in your schedule.

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17 May 2021
Funcional Rebalance Appointments with T-Scan Biometric testing

Our goal is to have teeth touch with an even force and balanced timing. You will NOT need dental anesthetic to have a Functional Rebalance of your occlusion. It is minor shaping of tooth contacts to provide a more balanced and coordinated bite function.

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17 May 2021
TMJ Facial Pain: Why does my whole face hurt?

Pain in the side of your face, above the eyes, and the tops and sides of your head, can all be related to TMJ Disorders signs and symptoms. Pain can come from a sore or infected tooth or but barring that problem muscles of the head and neck will cause Facial Pain.  Unfortunately Facial Pain […]

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17 May 2021
Can your TMJ make your ear hurt?

Ear pain may cause sharp shooting pains, dull throbbing pains, or a general ache in the ear area. Ear pain can come when you chew or when you open wide. Ear pain can be only in the morning or at times during the day, or all the time. It may or may not be accompanied […]

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Images on this page are for informational purposes only and might not represent a patient of Dr. Westersund. Individual treatment results will vary and some patients may not be a candidate for this dental service.
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