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The Dental Distress Syndrome and Literature Availability

  • A. C. Fonder

Abstract

The Dental Distress Syndrome (DDS) is well defined in the literature.1–9 Distress produced by maloccluded teeth and the resultant malfunctioning musculature of the head, neck and shoulders causes spinal malposture (scoliosis, lordosis and kyphosis).2–11 Remoyal of this excessive stress of dental origin allows body posture to normalize.2–4

Keywords

Basal Fact Excessive Stress Tension Control Missing Tooth American Dental Association 
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Suggested Additional Reading

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Fonder
    • 1
  1. 1.Medico-Dental Foundation, Inc.Rock FallsUSA

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