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Bite Back: Dental News You Can Use

This issue of Bite Back focuses on the importance of nutrition and putting bite force into perspective as it relates to your customer's ability to adequality bite and chews and the overall impact on their health and quality of life. Future issues will include Tips and Tricks on the implementation of devices, such as Innobyte, into your practice and keep you abreast of the newest advances in the industry, such as Appliances Therapy and treatments involving Botox.

What Dr. Izchak Barzilay Says About Occlusal Force:

“Why not have all the occlusal force measurements at hand to help you decide on treatment. Innobyte gives information that we have been waiting for.”

- Dr. Izchak Barzilay DDS, MSc (Prostho), Cert Protho, FRDC(C)

World’s strongest Human Bite Force:

The world’s strongest human bite record belongs to Richard Hofmann from Florida, USA. In August 1986 Richard achieved a bite strength of 4337N for around two seconds in a research test using a gnathodynamometer at the College of Dentistry, University of Florida.

Bite for Bite: Putting Bite Force Into Perspective

We all know that a healthy diet is a key factor in a healthy life, but a recent White Paper explains how proper nutrition begins with a person’s ability to bite and chew.

Key Takeaways

Inadequate dental health may lead to:

  • Limited dietary choices

  • Insufficient mastication