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Temporomandibular joint disorder: explained

Temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly known as TMJ, is a condition that affects the joints connecting your jawbone to your skull. These joints, situated in front of each ear, enable you to perform essential tasks like chewing, speaking, and yawning. When they malfunction, it can lead to discomfort and difficulty in daily activities. Leading consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon Professor Piet Haers explores the condition, explaining its causes, diagnosis and treatment options.

Wisdom teeth: FAQ

Wisdom teeth are the final set of molars at the back of the mouth, typically erupting in late adolescence or early adulthood. Due to limited space or abnormal growth angles, they often become impacted, causing pain, infections, and difficulties in cleaning, Leading consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon Professor Andrew Sidebottom answers your frequently asked questions about wisdom teeth.

Facial reconstruction surgery: Restoring confidence and functionality

Facial reconstruction surgery is a remarkable field of medicine that combines aesthetics with functionality, aiming to restore both physical appearance and essential facial functions. For individuals considering this transformative journey, it's essential to understand the intricacies of the procedure and its potential benefits. In his latest article, renowned consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon Mr Geoff Chiu offers his expert insight into this procedure.

Temporomandibular disorder: an expert explanation

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is a complex condition that affects the jaw joint and the muscles controlling jaw movement. Often misunderstood, TMD encompasses a range of discomforts, from jaw pain and clicking sounds to difficulty chewing. Renowned consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon Mr Ross Elledge delves into the symptoms, potential triggers, and the path towards relief for those seeking a better understanding of this prevalent yet often overlooked condition.

Sialendoscopy: A diagnostic and therapeutic tool for the salivary glands

A sialendoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a micro-endoscope to examine and treat diseases of the salivary glands. Here, award-winning consultant head and neck / maxillofacial and oral surgeon – robotic and facial reconstructive surgeon, Mr Konstantinos Karavidas, provides an expert insight into a sialendoscopy.

Sleep apnoea: Should I have surgery?

Sleep apnoea is a sleep-related breathing disorder characterised by pauses in breathing during sleep, where your breathing stops for a short time and then starts again. While some people’s sleep apnoea can be managed with lifestyle changes or the use of a CPAP machine, others may require surgery to help improve their breathing. Here to provide an expert insight into sleep apnoea surgery is Miss Lisa Greaney, renowned consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon based in London.

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