Dental Issues

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

"Dental Issues" Issue / Symptom Connections

Below you will find various relationships to, and potential clinical treatment approaches for dental issues.

It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine, treatment for "dental issues" is rarely focused on the symptoms exclusively. Alternatively, a practitioner is looking at the factors that led to the development of "dental issues" - i.e. the "cause(s)".

For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.

Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following point should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • View EX Huatuojiaji at C4 (Sides of Spine at C4)

        .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of C4

        C4 innervates the areas of the mouth, jaw and chin.  May be used for a range of dental issues, bell's palsy, tmj as well as shoulder tension and/or neck issues due to holding tension in the upper parts of the body. Used extensively within…

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