The Wonders of Neuromuscular Dentistry

Neuromuscular Dentistry in LA & Marina Del Rey CAWe all have different needs when it comes to dental health care. Each of us has a unique dental history that could affect our lifestyle and appearance. Regardless, it’s important to remember that every dental problem has a solution through the help of our most trusted dentists.

At Marina Del Rey, our specialist dentist Scott L. Tamura DMD, LVIF, specializes in neuromuscular dentistry. He is one of a select group of dentists who completed Core Courses in this field at The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. The main areas of focus for neuromuscular dentistry at Dr. Tamura’s clinic are:

  • Alignment
  • Balance
  • Harmony

The main objective of neuromuscular dentistry is to realign the jaw and improve functions, such as biting. This branch of dentistry aims to provide harmony among the hard and soft tissues, muscles and nerves, thus improving functionality and relieving the symptoms related to TMJ disorder.

Understanding the Pathway to Health Philosophy

At our clinic, we not only deal with our patients’ dental health, but the overall health of our patient as well. We promote the “Pathway to Health” philosophy, which guides our patients towards a healthier lifestyle.

We encourage our patients to follow this pathway by setting the goals that channel them towards success of the treatment, celebrating milestones along the way. Our pathway includes five steps:

  • Begin
  • Rejuvenate
  • Align
  • Enhance
  • Maintain

At the end of the day, it is all about having a positive attitude. Willingness to follow the pathway is the main key to achieving the results you are looking for.

Why Choose Scott L. Tamura

We are a team of reliable clinicians that help our patients towards achieving proper dental health. With Dr. Scott L. Tamura’s long-term plan building, patients are able to design their own timeline to achieve optimum health. Why choose our services?

  • Highly experienced dentist
  • Dedicated team of clinic staff to help you with your dental needs
  • We keep abreast with the latest in dental technology
  • We require patients to undergo comprehensive dental exams before treatment
  • We focus not only on healthy teeth but lifestyle as well

We make sure that we are able to help our patients with any of their dental needs. We carefully assess the condition of our patients by carrying-out an examination on their first visit. Examinations can include full dental x-rays, occlusal and postural evaluation, among others.

We make sure that you get the best treatment possible not only to improve dental functions but also to positively contribute to your overall health. We believe that it is best for our patients to be educated about their condition and fully understand the course of their treatment.

For more information on our services, you may call our clinic at (310) 822-0202. We welcome new patients and walk-ins to our clinic. We strongly recommend new patients to first fill-out our online form so we can assist you in a timely manner. We look forward to serving you. Come and visit us soon!

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