Loss of Vertical Dimension

Dr. Kopel explains how the loss of vertical dimension or bite collapse can result in damage to the jaw joints, severe pain or dysfunction in the jaw joints, frequent muscle tension headaches, tooth fractures and tooth loss, and aggravation of periodontal disease if present.  Dr. Howard Kopel provides examples such as shorter facial proportion, crack at corner of lip, etc. as well as how to restore the patient back to a youthful appearance.

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