Treating Bruxism Effectively Requires Knowledge and Training

When a patient has a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, this can affect every area of their life. The TMJ functions like a sliding hinge, which connects the jawbone to the skull and there is one joint on each side of the jaw. When TMJ disorder manifests, it can cause the... Read more »

Learn the Marketing Tools to Grow Your Dental Practice

At Advanced Prosthetics Institute, we have a commitment to patients everywhere who are struggling with complex dental-medical conditions known as “biofunctional disorders.” Under the leadership of Dr. Jason C. Campbell, we fulfill this commitment by sharing our knowledge and treatment philosophy for a biofunctional disorder with dental professionals in all... Read more »

What Does Biofunction Mean in Terms of Dentistry?

Dr. Jason C. Campbell coined the term “biofunctional disorder” to encapsulate dental-medical disorders resulting from negative oral biomechanical forces. These conditions are often characterized by chronic inflammation and acidity, facial pain, headaches, bruxism, TMD and terminal dentition. When a patient visits his or her dental office with a complex oral... Read more »

Why Focus on Biofunctional Disorders?

Dr. Jason C. Campbell recognized the need for advanced restorative dental care while running his general dentistry practice in Prescott, Arizona. Many patients came to him with dento-medical issues, often after being referred from other dentists. The need for complex diagnosis and treatment led to the founding of Advanced Prosthetics... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Advanced Prosthetics Institute, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »

The Role of Occlusal Disease in Biofunctional Disorders

When a patient’s bite is not well-aligned, the ramifications can extend beyond an unattractive smile and a few years of orthodontic care. The poor distribution of bite force places improper stress on the teeth and jaw muscles, and this can play into conditions of dental pain, acidic oral environments and... Read more »

Demystifying Complex Dental Care

There are many individuals in your community who are not receiving the care they need from their dental health care providers. Too often, this boils down to a simple lack of comprehension of the complex biofunctional conditions that underlie routine cases of tooth decay and tooth wear. Dr. Jason C.... Read more »

Establishing a System-Based Care Approach

As a dental professional, do you find yourself in a rut of reacting to patients’ dental issues rather than pinpointing the source and preventing harmful conditions from occurring? At Advanced Prosthetics Institute, Dr. Jason C. Campbell and our faculty can help you establish a system-based care approach to reverse issues... Read more »

The Benefits of Biofunctional Education

Biofunction is a philosophy of dental practice that seeks to comprehend and treat the relationship between issues in the jaw and bite and damaging dental environments such as acid and inflammation. If you are considering incorporating biofunction into the scope of your practice, we invite you to review the many... Read more »

A Brief Outline of API’s Biofunction Course

The Advanced Prosthetics Institute (API) is pleased to welcome the dental community to attend our upcoming biofunction program. Biofunction focuses on amending the damaging medley of poor jaw biomechanics, bite issues, and oral inflammation and acids. When combined, these issues can result in severe dental issues such as TMJD, extensive... Read more »