Can you live without the temporomandibular joint?

Relatively little attention is paid to the temporomandibular joints, which does not reflect their physiological role. These joints are irreplaceable in the process of eating, breathing, swallowing saliva and speaking.
The correct position in the ssż determines the correct body posture.


Case presentation
The patient came for a consultation on temporomandibular joints. PSSpain


Med. dentist Aleksandra Gabren Syller

• TMD – (craniosmandibular dysfunction), abnormal occlusion and articulation, incorrect position of the mandible to the maxilla, jaw path deviating to the right, compression in the right and left TMJ (temporomandibular joint -mandibular)
• due to significant compression in the jaw – habitual protrusion of the jaw (due to pain, the patient does not close his jaw properly)
• oral parafunction: biting the lips, mucous membrane of the tongue
• painful muscles: right masseter, right suprahyoid muscle, right posterior belly, left occipital muscle, left MOS muscle, lateral and medial pterygoid muscles (right, left)
• significant facial asymmetry
• jaw significantly narrowed transversely and sagittally
• tilted occlusal plane
• midline disturbed
• no canine guidance

mgr Maciej Iwanowski
• pain in the PSS area,
• limitation of abduction with lateralization to the right,
• pain in the C section of the spine with limited rotation
• decompression of the SSJ,
• mobilization of the front skid plate,
• C-spine traction