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TMJD has a great Role to play in Depression.

TMJ is the jaw joint; right in front of the ear .It’s the same joint that is responsible for opening and closing of mouth, talking, chewing and much more.

Numerous medical studies give evidence of a correlation between the jaw joint disorders (TMJD) and psychological diseases like depression and anxiety.

It is seen in 92% cases that people who undergo Botox treatments become free of depression. This was like an added benefit that one received from the Botox therapies. Botox was conventionally seen as to just to give a beautiful facial appearance.

Due to the corporatization of medical field, many dentists and medical professionals stopped applying their scientific temperament of how, what and why. At Zental- Cure for body pains, we aim not just at the symptomatic relief of pain but also believe in treating the root cause of these pains. We have an expert team of TMJ dentists who are guided by honorable Dr.Sanjay Arora, that practice craniosacral dentistry in Asia.

Medical literature giving evidence of correlation between TMJD and Depression.

Best Treatment of Depression in Delhi India.This study assessed psychological disorders in 50 patients with chronic Temporomandibular disorders and 51 patients with acute TMD. The results revealed a significant psychological comorbidity in both groups of patients. Both groups had high rates of psychopathology that exceeded the base rates of the general population. Such findings are in keeping with an integrated bio psychosocial model of TMD, and have significant implications for treatment of these patients. - ScienceDirect.com
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002817715614362 Another Study concludes Conclusion. Within the limitations of this study, patients diagnosed with myofascial pain and other joint conditions (group E) had significantly higher levels of depression (P=.03) and somatization (P=.03) than patients diagnosed with only disk displacements (group B). (Journal of Prosthetic Dent 2002;88:479-84.)

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Volume 88, Issue 5, November 2002, Pages 479–484
Link : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002239130200255X

Another Study concludes: In a prior study, women with Temporomandibular pain and dysfunction syndrome (TMPDS) had much higher scores than did controls on a measure of nonspecific psychological distress. The question arose as to whether rates of clinical depression are also unusually high in TMPDS patients. Their former treating clinician rated cases for likely lifetime presence or absence of depression. A subset of those rated as likely depressed then had their diagnoses verified independently through a structured clinical interview by a psychiatrist and clinical psychologist. Results revealed a minimum lifetime prevalence rate for major depression of 41%. A rate of this magnitude in TMPDS cases is clearly much higher than would be found for women of similar background in the general population.

Clinical Journal of Pain.

Link:http://journals.lww.com/clinicalpain/Abstract/1991/09000/Is_Major_Depression_Comorbid_with.8.aspx

How are they related?

Depression, Best Treatment of Depression in Delhi India.The autonomous nervous system which controls the nerves and transmission of mood signals in our body is the system involved in the same. For example, when your heart rate increases on encountering any emergency or you drool on seeing a chocolate cake it’s all under an automatic nerves. Psychiatric patients have these hormones gone haywire in their system.

TMJD & Depression

TMJ or jaw joint is highly innervated with nerves; underneath it has major mood controlling nerves trunk- a major autonomic nerve and lot of parasympathetic fibers. These structures are in close proximity to TMJ, just .5 cm away that is less than the length of a rice grain.

Dr. Sanjay Arora a leading TMJ Dentist in New Delhi, was one of the pioneers who proposed this model, called as Dr. Arora’s Infratemporal catastrophe, where he proposes that the inward (Medial) displacement of disc irritates these structures particularly in thin faced people due to an unfavorable ratio of size of disc and Infratemporal fossa which houses several structures to and fro from the brain.

The hypothesis was published in the journal Famdent.

Rescued by TMJ Dentistry: Correcting your TMJ and Dental Bite Imbalance, reportedly helps one get rid of depression and some other Psychological disorders fairly rapidly in a high number of patients with almost no reversal of symptoms. Zental TMJ & Body Pain Treatment center, is more than a decade into these sciences, with more than thousand cures of various body pains, Depression and TMJD etc.

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