Study Evaluates Risk Factors for Chronic Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders

Study Evaluates Risk Factors for Chronic Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders

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| By Loran Simon

A research supported by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) indicates that:

·         TMJD patients experience lower back pain, headaches and fibromyalgia.

·         Chronic TMJD can be cause by genetic variability.

·         The incidence of chronic TMJD isn’t related to social economic status.

·         Chronic TMJD is associated with parts of the nervous system that control pain perception.

Read more here:


http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/ResearchResults/NewsReleases/PressStatements/ChronicTMJD.htm

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.

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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.

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