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Holistic Mouth Score Appendix - Whole Health Dental Center

Holistic Mouth Score Appendix

Head-Neck-Systemic Symptoms Associated with TMJ-Cranial-Dental Disorder: summary of a study by Aelred Fonders, D.D.S.

  • 1. Jaw Joints
  • clicking/popping noise, 100%
  • “Z” jaw opening-closing 100%
  • head-jaw-neck pain 100%
  • subluxation 100%
  • 2.Dental wear facets 89%
  • Periodontal disease 68%
  • Saliva quality or quantity 82%
  • 3. Ears hearing loss 97%
  • itching 74%
  • vertigo 74%
  • tinnitus 92%
  • excessive ear wax 85%
  • ear aches (occasional) 23%
  • 4. Head & Neck Pain
  • Women Headache (frequent migraine + sinus) 99%
  • Men Headache (infrequent migraine, common sinus) 47%
  • Neck & Shoulder dull ache 94%
  • Neuralgic pains 82%
  • 5. Sinus and Throat (except fresh air sleepers)
  • Post nasal drip 93%
  • Habitual clearing of throat 84%
  • Sinusitis 86%
  • Chronic colds 58%
  • Sneezing 57%
  • Hay fever 21%
  • Asthma 7%
  • 6.Eyes (some symptoms are usually present) 84%
  • light sensitivity (frequent)
  • blurry vision (common in advanced cases)
  • itching or burning (frequent)
  • twitching eye lids (periodic)
  • infection (very common)
  • 7. Hair, Scalp, & Skin
  • Dry skin in hands, scalp, face 93%
  • Diffuse hair loss (common in women)
  • Dry and brittle hair (common in women)
  • Skin rashes, dermatitis, acne
  • 8. Gut (Gastro-Intestinal) 94%
  • Upset stomach & Heart burn 86%
  • Constipation (occasional/chronic) 92%
  • Bladder infection (women) 26%
  • Kidney infections 24%
  • Gas and/or itching 29%
  • Bed wetting in children 8%
  • 9. Gynecological 99%
  • Irregular menstrual cycle 99%
  • Premenstrual tension 96%
  • Cramps or Pain (mid-menstrual) 97%
  • Frigidity (usu. After 2 children) 85%
  • Miscarriage or infertility 51%
  • 10. Mental-Mood
  • Depression (esp. during periods) 97%
  • Easy irritability (esp. among men) 86%
  • Increased nervous tension 86%
  • Malaise (“Don’t feel like it”) 61%
  • Worrying (esp. women) 84%
  • Restless sleep (awake tired) 78%
  • Melancholia (not uncommon)
  • Hypochondria (frequent in females)
  • Forgetfulness (common complaint)
  • 11. Skeletal & Appearance
  • Backaches and leg aches 47%
  • Cold hands and feet 67%
  • Numbness in hands and legs 32%
  • Facial pallor
  • Dull non-sparkling eyes
  • 12. Endocrine-Medical
  • Low thyroid an almost constant finding
  • Thirst not satisfied by water 43%
  • Restless nibbling at food (non-satiation)