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Prostheses, Joint, Temporomandibular, Total

Definition : Implantable prostheses designed for total replacement of the temporomandibular joint. These prostheses typically consist of both a mandibular fossa component (consisting of a plastic [e.g., polyethylene] fossa bearing that may include a titanium mesh backing, also known as fossa eminence prosthesis [FEP]) and a mandibular condyle component intended to replace the mandibular condylar head and to articulate with the mandibular fossa component; they may include an intra-articular disc as a separate component. Total temporomandibular joint prostheses are used in patients who suffer from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital malformations, or neoplasms, as well as after trauma (e.g., fracture).

UMDC code : 17479

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TMJ Concepts

Company Type: Parent

TMJ Concepts (located in Ventura, CA) began manufacturing these implants under an FDA premarket notification [510(k)] clearance in December 1997. Prior to this time, these implants were manufactured by Techmedica, Inc. (now closed, which had been located in Camarillo, CA) from January 1989 to September 1993.

TMJ Implants Inc

Company Type: Parent

We have put together the following information on temporomandibular (jaw) implant devices. The TMJ Association, Ltd. does not endorse any device or manufacturer. We are presenting this for informational purposes only. We would urge extreme caution and careful consideration in making the decision to obtain a TMJ implant device.

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