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Performance Bite Equilibration & Alignment

Bone Spurs


DEFINITION - Mandibular periostitis or abnormal bony growth due to trauma.

Causes - 
Most often caused by trauma from bit to lower jaw bone.

RESULTING PROBLEMS -
Can be extremely painful causing behavioral problems when bit contacts area.

SOLUTION -
Surgical pariostial elevation for removal of affected bone has had minimal success, therefore better to try various bits to minimize contact to the area.