Clayton A. Chan, D.D.S.

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation General Dentist, Educator, Teacher, Mentor
Location Las Vegas, NV, United States
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Introduction Dr. Chan is widely recognized as the pre-eminent authority,teacher, practitioner and clinician in Gneuromuscular and Neuromuscular Dentistry. He has a teaching and training center (OCCLUSION CONNECTIONS, Las Vegas, NV)- which is rapidly gaining a significant following of forward thinking clinicians who espouse the Gneuromuscular approach. He lectures on Gneuromuscular Occlusion and its clinical relevance to both every day dentistry and comprehensive esthetic/reconstruction, TMD, and orthodontics, inspiring and motivating dentists to take their practice to the next level. He is able to instill in them the confidence, value, knowledge and skills necessary to go beyond the traditional teachings and techniques of the dental profession. Dr. Chan is Founder of OcclusionConnections, Executive Director of the Clinical NM Research Group, holds Mastership status with the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics, Founding Member of the Appliance Therapy Group and member of other dental organizations.
Interests Occlusion, TMJ, Aesthetic, Dental Laboratory, Dental Lab Technicians, Cosmetic Dentistry, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Bite Management, Cranio-Mandibular Relationships (CMD), Head and Cervical Posture, Importance of a Proper Plane of Occlusion, Mandibular Postioning, TMJ Pain Management and Resolution, Establishing a Physiologic Neutral Mandibular Position, How to Use the ULF TENS/J5 Myomonitor, Optimizing the Neuromuscular Trajectory, Effectively Implementing the Chan Scan 4/5 Principles, Vertical Dimension of Posterior Occlusion, Vertical of Anterior Occlusion, Optimizing Bite Management and Bite Transfer Techniques, Laboratory Techniques, Orthotics, Orthosis, Splints, Anterior Repositioning Appliances, Anterior discluders, Orthodontics, Orthopedic Verticalization, Appliance Therapy, Aesthetic/Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry, Micro-Occlusion, Dot Dentistry, Occlusal Management, Disclusion, Protrusion, Retrusion, Bio-Instrumentation, Electromyography (EMG), Computerized Mandibulaar Scanning (CMS), Electrosongraphy (ESG), Jaw Tracking, Joint Vibration Anaylsis, Scans, Scan Interpretation
Favorite Music Contemporary Soft Jazz, Christian Worship Music
Favorite Books The Bible, Neuromuscular Diagnosis and Treatment Planning - Robert Jankelson, Utmost for His Highest - Oswald Chambers.