Dental physiotherapy

Dental physiotherapy at Niewada Clinic provides comprehensive support for patients struggling with bite dysfunctions or temporomandibular joint problems, which may include facial pain, difficulty opening and closing the mouth, crackling in the joints, tinnitus or headache.

 

Based on the philosophy of bioaesthetic dentistry, we offer therapies that not only alleviate symptoms, but also support the overall harmony and functionality of the stomatognathic system.

 

Our treatments focus on a holistic approach to oral health.

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Holistic approach

Dental physiotherapy treats the body as a whole. Masticatory dysfunction can affect other parts of the body, such as the neck, back, and even posture. Restoring proper function in one area will help restore balance to the entire body.

 

Scientific and clinical research confirms the effectiveness of physiotherapy in the treatment of various masticatory system dysfunctions and related ailments.

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Improving the quality of life

By reducing pain, improving joint mobility and reducing muscle tension, dental physiotherapy can significantly improve the quality of life of patients.

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Dental physiotherapy at Niewada Clinic

We approach each patient individually

We adapt each therapeutic plan to the individual needs of the patient, which ensures more effective and faster treatment results.

We use modern technologies

We use the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, which allows us to precisely identify problems and solve them effectively.

Integration with other areas of dentistry

Dental physiotherapy at Niewada Clinic is part of a broader treatment plan, which allows for a comprehensive approach to oral health.

Experience in working with athletes

Our experience in working with professional athletes translates into high effectiveness of therapy in particularly difficult cases.

Patient education

We not only treat, but also educate our patients in the field of prevention and self-care, which helps maintain the long-term effects of therapy.

Daria Krawiec - Dental physiotherapist

A graduate of the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw and a scholarship holder at Semmelweis University in Budapest, she is currently studying Osteopathy at the Still Academy of Osteopathy. Her professional experience, gained, among others, in cooperation with the National Team in Swimming and Weightlifting and in renowned orthopedic clinics, allows for the effective combination of knowledge from various fields in order to provide the best care for Niewada Clinic patients.

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FAQ / Dental physiotherapy

What is dental physiotherapy?

Dental physiotherapy supports the treatment of dysfunctions in the temporomandibular joints and cranio-cervical disorders.

For what problem should I go to a dental physiotherapist?

Pain in the temporomandibular joint, facial pain, headaches, crackling sounds in the temporomandibular joint, difficulty opening and closing the mouth, tinnitus, teeth clenching, malocclusion, preparation for orthodontic treatment.

Is a referral from a doctor required to see a dental physiotherapist?

No.

How to prepare for a visit to a dental physiotherapist?

Clothing should be comfortable and not restrict movement. For women, skirts/dresses are not recommended. It’s best to take a sports top or a tank top with you.
The physiotherapist may ask you to remove your shirt to assess your posture.

 

If you have a spine problem and have undergone diagnostic tests (magnetic resonance imaging, X-ray) – take them with you.

What does the first dental physiotherapy visit look like?

The first visit is a more diagnostic visit, setting goals, with elements of preliminary therapy. It includes a detailed interview, posture examination, assessment of tension, but also an assessment of the cervical spine, temporomandibular joints and related structures.

How long does a visit to a dental physiotherapist take?

The first visit lasts longer – an hour. Subsequent visits usually last shorter, 30 minutes.

Treatment methods used in dental physiotherapy

Treatment in dental physiotherapy is based on manual techniques – soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, and selected osteopathic techniques.
The treatment process is always supported by exercises that the patient also performs at home.

What are the benefits of dental physiotherapy?

Reduction of pain in the area of ​​temporomandibular joints, head and neck, reduction of excessive tension, increased range of motion, tissue flexibility, greater body awareness, restoration of proper movement patterns, better well-being.

JHow long does physiotherapy treatment last?

The treatment time depends on many factors – how complex the problem is, how the patient responds to the treatment, whether the patient performs the recommended exercises, whether he or she goes for regular visits.

When are the first effects of dental physiotherapy visible?

You can notice the difference after the first visit. It all depends on the complexity of the patient’s condition.

Does dental physiotherapy hurt?

By definition, no. However, there may be some discomfort during the visit due to excessive tension of individual structures.

Can I come for a consultation with a dental physiotherapist without being a patient of Niewada Clinic?

Of course. Anyone who has pain in the temporomandibular joints, neck or head can come for a consultation.