Pain System Escalation

  1. Increasing Pain signals:
    1. Trauma Injury-Muscle bracing protect joint
    2. Grinding/clenching
    3. Anxiety wires to pain system
    4. Normal Jaw Joint function
    5. Decrease in pain inhibitory system
    6. Change in pain neurotransmitters
    7. Other Biochemical & physiological changes
  2. Pain system changes:
    1. length each pain,
    2. intensity pain,
    3. pain from nonpainful stimulus,
    4. wider area pain,
    5. perception pain
  3. Poor health habits decrease chance of healing; thus, a likely perpetuation of pain
  4. Pain itself causes increase in muscle contraction in certain muscle groups (back, neck, head, jaw)
  1. Increasing Pain signals:
    1. Trauma Injury-Muscle bracing protect joint
    2. Grinding/clenching
    3. Anxiety wires to pain system
    4. Normal Jaw Joint function
    5. Decrease in pain inhibitory system
    6. Change in pain neurotransmitters
    7. Other Biochemical & physiological changes
  2. Pain system changes:
    1. length each pain,
    2. intensity pain,
    3. pain from nonpainful stimulus,
    4. wider area pain,
    5. perception pain
  3. Poor health habits decrease chance of healing; thus, a likely perpetuation of pain
  4. Pain itself causes increase in muscle contraction in certain muscle groups (back, neck, head, jaw)

Pearls of Pain

Destructive parafunction
1) Causes most failure in dentistry 2) Movement disorder 3) Strong cause damage to law joint 4) Limited training dental schools
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