Dentalife - Dr. Curtis Westersund - 
Dentist Calgary Downtown 
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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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17 May 2021
Why dental implants?

Nothing is as good as the teeth you were born with, but dental implants are a close alternative for when you lose one or more teeth. You may need dental implants if you lose tooth stability, have unhealthy roots, or lose supporting jaw bone around teeth. A dental implant is an artificial root (with an […]

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9 May 2021
Treating Bleeding Gums, Gum Disease, or Gingivitis

Do you suffer from swollen or bleeding gums? Do you fear that you’re suffering from gum disease? If you have ever had a toothache or sore mouth, you likely understand how important good oral health is. If your gums bleed when flossing or brushing, your oral health may not be as good as it could […]

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2 March 2018
Overbite Test – Testing Yourself for TMJ and Jaw Problems

Years of poor or bad posture, wearing teeth, damage to jaw joints, neck vertebrae, loss of the bone and gum tissue around the roots of your teeth, are often slow destructive processes without severe pain or other problems in an early stage. Without realizing the impact of the strain, your overbite can contribute to some or […]

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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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