Company announces the launch of commercial operations in North America; now offers solution for TMD/TMJ sufferers nationwide.
A Nashville, Tennessee oral maxillofacial surgeon who has been effectively helping eliminate temporomandibular disorder (TMD/TMJ) is now launching commercial operations to help many more patients, often in as few as 2 office visits.
The Urbanek TMJ Device and Protocol—designed by Anthony Urbanek, DDS, MD, MS—this week announced an official launch for its commercial operations in North America, offering dentists a new way to treat the 10+ million TMD/TMJ sufferers in the United States.
“After more than 4,000 cases treated with a 95% success rate, we’re excited to finally offer this solution nationwide to treat the growing epidemic of TMD. With this FDA-cleared medical device and our...
The Urbanek TMJ Device is designed to relieve the inflammation that causes temporomandibular disorder, and the results have been promising.
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is painful and frustrating, and patients are seeking relief. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, approximately 11 to 12 million adults in the United States report pain in the region of the temporomandibular joint. TMD is twice as common in women as in men.1 There are a lot of methods to treat TMD, but unfortunately, many are not backed by science.
That means patients often spend a lot of time and money and still end up hurting. I spoke with Anthony P. Urbanek, DDS, MD, MS, who has dedicated his life to exploring and researching effective...
This device and protocol are the only nonsurgical, custom CAD-CAM, 3D-printed resin solution that alleviates the inflammation of the temporomandibular joint.
Information provided by Urbanek TMJ Device and Protocol.
Urbanek TMJ Device and Protocol
Urbanek TMJ Device and Protocol
Whenever patients are suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Results have been successful with patients in as few as 2 office visits, the company states.
Designed by Anthony Urbanek, DDS, MD, MS, the Urbanek TMJ Device and Protocol officially launched its commercial operations in North America, offering dentists a new way to treat the more than 10 million TMD sufferers in the United States. Clinicians who become licensed providers gain access to all the tools...
In this article, we will discuss the importance of addressing joint problems in dental school education. Our focus is on the temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects the jaw to the skull. The article is based on a podcast by Tony Urbanek, who has extensive experience in the field of dentistry. Tony is passionate about educating young dentists and believes that dental schools should do more to prepare them to treat joint problems.
The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Recommendations
Two years ago, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine brought together scientists from different disciplines to address the issue of joint problems in dentistry. They made recommendations for the solution, as the poor results of previous treatments and confusion about treatment needed to be addressed. The prevalence of joint problems is increasing, possibly due to stress in our society. The consensus report from the National Academies,...