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 benefits of becoming educated in this under-recognized area of dental care.
Treatment of Chronic Pain
Many of the dental conditions that arise from poor tooth and jaw mechanics–such as TMJD and tooth decay–can result in chronic discomfort for the patient. Biofunctional education equips you, the dental professional, with the tools, knowledge, and insight to identify and address undiagnosed causes of discomfort that a simple mouthguard or dental restoration may not treat.
Prevention of Tooth and Dental Work Failure
A patient who is struggling with an undiagnosed jaw or bite condition exacerbated by an unhealthy dental environment rich in acid or bacteria is more likely to experience failure in a natural or treated tooth. A sound understanding of biofunction can treat the underlying causes that lead to this outcome.
Increased Patient Flow Through an Untapped Market Space
Very few dental professionals are practicing the philosophy of biofunction due to a lack of familiarity with its potential. Not only can biofunction attract new patients to your practice, it enables you to treat individuals already within your care whose unidentified conditions fall within the parameters of this treatment method.
Freedom to Develop Your Practice Philosophy
Biofunctional education isn’t a mere demonstration of proper treatment methods for TMJD, occlusal disease, or other dental issues; it’s an opportunity to broaden your practice scope and develop your practice’s identity and philosophy using the knowledge and principles you have gained.
If you are interested in gaining further insight into the biofunctional course offered by Advanced Prosthetic Institute in Prescott, Arizona, you are welcome to call 928-776-0239 today. Dr. Jason C. Campbell and our faculty would be pleased to discuss a detailed outline of the coursework and our core values.