Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Facts
- Temporomandibular Joint Disorder affects between 5% and 12% of the population
- TMJ affects the jaw joint ‚Äď one of the most complex joints in the body
- The jaw joint undergoes constant strain, and is used every time you talk, chew, and swallow
What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder?
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder ¬†(TMJ) covers a range of conditions affecting the jaw joints and the chewing muscles. The symptoms include jaw pain, migraine,¬†earache and difficulty in chewing. Various factors can place a strain on the jaw joint, leading to pain and discomfort. These include excessive nail biting and gum chewing, and misalignment of the teeth due to dental problems.
Somnowell for¬†Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
The Somnowell is an unparalleled treatment for TMJ. The creation of each Somnowell involves ¬†technologies normally reserved for advanced medical procedures. The appliance places the jaw in its optimum balanced and therapeutic position. The Somnowell holds the lower jaw forward during sleep and discourages clenching and tooth grinding by deprogramming the neuromuscular system.
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