Parafunctional activities like clenching or grinding your teeth can have detrimental effects on the supporting tissues around you teeth. Your periodontist may recommend he use of a biteplane appliance for periodontal purposes as part of your treatment.
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
TMD can be divided broadly into dysfunctions of the musculature of the face, mouth and neck and dysfunctions of the TM Joint and surrounding capsule itself. Halifax Periodontics & Implants focuses on the treatment of myofacial pain and utilizes a combination of treatment modalities such as biteplane therapy, physiotherapy and massage therapy.