Arthritis Can Cause Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which connects the jaw to the skull, is a common problem. For a proper diagnosis, it is essential to identify the specific condition that is causing TMJ pain.  Arthritis is considered the most painful condition that affects the temporomandibular joint. While osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis affecting the temporomandibular joint, the pain can be caused by rheumatoid arthritis or the spondyloarthropathies -- and less commonly by infectious arthritis, metabolic arthritis, or traumatic arthritis.

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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.