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temporomandibular joint syndrome

Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
Pain and other symptoms affecting the head, jaw, and face that are caused when the jaw joints and muscles controlling them don't work
 Appliance provides immediate and cost-effective treatment of acute temporomandibular disorder (TMD) symptoms. Since its release 11 years ago, thousands of patients have obtained TMD symptom relief in both dental and medical practices. ENT ENT ears, nose, and throat (otorhinolaryngology).

ear, nose, and throat


ear, nose and throat.

ENT Ears, nose & throat; formally, otorhinolaryngology
 practitioners have found that the TMJ Appliance allows them to give the patient treatment, not just another referral.

TMJ Appliance Version 2 is an updated design of the original. It incorporates a slimmer profile for better compliance among female patients, breathing holes as standard, and a tongue tag to assist in myofunctional habit correction, a common cause of both malocclusion Malocclusion Definition

Malocclusion is a problem in the way the upper and lower teeth fit together in biting or chewing. The word malocclusion literally means "bad bite.
 and TMD. The same-size appliance is suitable for all, even children (requiring shortening of the distal ends with scissors scissors

Cutting instrument or tool consisting of a pair of opposed metal blades that meet and cut when the handles at their ends are brought together. Modern scissors are of two types: the more usual pivoted blades have a rivet or screw connection between the cutting ends
). No molding, fitting, or adjusting is needed. Mouth Breather and Snorer models of the new version are also available.

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Publication:Ear, Nose and Throat Journal
Date:Aug 1, 2002
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