Individualized Diagnostics with a Personal Touch

Dr. Movahed is committed to ensuring that your surgical journey begins with a comprehensive assessment, which goes far beyond what can be observed remotely. He places great importance on understanding you as a whole person, not just as a case. Taking his own measurements and scans and conducting in-person evaluations allows him to create a tailored surgical plan to address your unique needs. From assessing range of motion to identifying sources of discomfort, Dr. Movahed’s hands-on approach sets the stage for a successful and personalized surgical experience. Your well-being is the core of our diagnostic process, ensuring that every aspect of your health is considered as we guide you on your path to better health.

DISE Protocol for MMA: A Window into Precise Planning

Maxillomandibular Advancement (MMA) necessitates precision. Our drug induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) protocol, personally performed by Dr. Movahed, allows us to gain critical insights into your condition, and aids in the meticulous surgical planning.

Virtual Surgical Planning: Shaping Tomorrow's Solutions Today

Through advanced virtual surgical planning, we bring tomorrow’s surgical solutions to your care today. Dr. Movahed utilizes cutting-edge technology and a protocol he developed,  to craft personalized surgical strategies and optimal outcomes.

CFD - Airway Evaluation: A Holistic View of Your Health

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) aids in airway evaluation, a vital component of your overall health. Dr. Movahed’s thorough assessment ensures that your airway function is factored into your personalized treatment strategy.

Collaborative Approach: Coordinating with Specialists

Dr. Movahed’s commitment to your health extends to collaboration with other specialists. This comprehensive approach guarantees that every aspect of your oral health is addressed, resulting in a comprehensive and effective treatment plan.

Metal Allergy Testing: Tailoring Materials to Your Needs

Your well-being is paramount. We offer metal allergy testing to ensure that materials used in your prosthetic appliances align with your body’s unique requirements, all under the attentive guidance of Dr. Movahed.

Arthroscopy: Unveiling Joint Health with Precision

Our commitment to comprehensive diagnostics includes arthroscopic evaluation of the temporomandibular joint when necessary. This procedure, performed by Dr. Movahed, provides a detailed look into joint health, allowing for precise treatment decisions. 
During an arthroscopy or arthrocentesis, Dr. Movahed rinses the TMJ joint space and injects platelet rich fibrin into the joint which provides analgesic and anti-inflamatory benefits. 

MRI: Imaging Excellence for Informed Treatment

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) provides a window into the health of the disc and joint while at rest and in motion. Dr. Movahed’s meticulous review of MRI scans and reports equips us with essential information for formulating a tailored treatment plan.

CBCT Scan: A Three-Dimensional Insight

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a cornerstone of our diagnostic approach.  A CBCT offers a three-dimensional perspective of your facial and dental anatomy. Dr. Movahed’s thorough review and hands-on analysis ensures that no detail goes unnoticed in crafting your treatment pathway.

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