Traditional dental diagnosis focuses on individual teeth, periodontal health, and how the teeth and arches relate to each other when a patient fits their teeth together. But there is more to oral health and functional occlusion than bacterial counts and … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2013
About Dr. Rich
Dr. Martha Rich has been teaching and lecturing internationally on the diagnostic relationships between masticatory muscle function, craniofacial pain, and malocclusion for almost 30 years. She spent seven years on the faculty at OHSU, teaching, studying, and treating decreased vertical dimension cases in partnership with Dr. Hiroshi Ueno, and is currently an IAO Senior Certified Instructor.
Dr. Rich also holds fellowships with the AGD and the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, as well as a fellowship and a mastership with the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics.
Recent publications include her peer-reviewed study of 'Masseter Muscle Bite Force in First Bicuspid and Collapsed Occlusion Cases' featured in the Summer 2012 issue of the International Journal of Orthodontics.
Dr. Rich is available for teaching and speaking engagements both locally and internationally, and may be contacted through the Contact link on this website.
OAGD Study Club announced for 2015
Back by popular request, Dr. Rich will be teaching Early Orthodontic Intervention with Functional Appliances in association with the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry beginning in October 2015. read more →
Dr. Martha Rich Publishes in the IJO
Dr. Rich's clinical studies on the relationship between masticatory muscle function and occlusion was recently featured in the Summer 2012 issue of the International Journal of Orthodontics. read more →
Are you looking for a dentist?
Dr. Martha Rich continues to maintain a thriving private practice in downtown Portland, Oregon. If you are interested in becoming a patient or learning more about Dr. Rich's treatment and service offerings, please visit her practice website.