6 Self-Care Steps for Dealing with TMJD

self careThe temporomandibular joint is a complex joint which is tethered by a number of muscles to the skull. Anything affecting the joint itself or its working mechanisms is capable of causing temporomandibular joint disorder. Symptoms of the disorder are pain, discomfort and popping sounds in the joint.

To find out if you have TMJD, you have to identify these symptoms yourself. To manage the disorder, constantly check on your posture to avoid putting stress on your shoulders, face and neck muscles, avoid clenching your jaw, stroke and soothe the sore areas, exercise and strengthen muscles to attain good posture, and finally seek medical attention if the problem is persistent. 

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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.