Back in Episode #104, Dr. Vince Clark made reference to a couple of dentists who were using dental orthotics — that is, orthodontics devices worn in the mouth — to effect brain systems in people suffering from conditions as varied as Tourette’s Syndrome to Sleep Apnea to untreatable Migraine Headaches. It took a few weeks to chase down the dentists in question, but the seed of curiosity was too well planted not to turn this into an episode.
Now, we get to hear from doctor Anthony Sims and Gary Demerjian, who are probably the two leading practicioners nationwide of this counterintuitive treatment approach — based on soothing irritated nerves in the jaw to alleviate symptoms often misdiagnosed as purely neurological.
Get ready for a paradigm-altering interview.
And if you’re curious to see the doctors’ patients’ testimonials and physical behavior before-and-after the insertion of their orthodontics, check out this video. And this one. And this one. And this one too.