Professor Bob Khanna on Excessive Grinding & Clenching Of Teeth Otherwise Known as Bruxism

Professor Bob Khanna on Excessive Grinding & Clenching Of Teeth Otherwise Known as Bruxism

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| By Loran Simon

An estimated 40 percent of people will suffer from bruxism at one point in their lives. Teeth grinding and clenching are para-functional activities that are poorly understood. These two problems are collectively referred to as bruxism and are associated with symptoms such as headache, tooth wear, jaw disorders and hypertrophy of mastication muscles. The injection of the masticatory muscles with botulinum toxin and occlusal therapy has been ways of treating bruxism.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.

The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:

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