Our goal is to provide you with a beautiful and long lasting smile along with a functional bite. There are two ways you can bite your teeth together, one is where your teeth fit best and one is where your jaw joint fits best in the joint. Our goal is to bring those two bites together so when you bite your teeth together your jaw is in the best position within the jaw joint and your teeth and jaws are in harmony with each other.
In order to meet this goal, we take extra steps in our diagnostic records in order to use an articulator which functions very similar to your jaw joint. This enables Dr. Griffies to study your jaws in motion to determine the best positions for your teeth so they will be in harmony with your jaw joint. Dr. Griffies feels this will provide you with the following: