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Prostheses, Joint, Temporomandibular, Mandibular Fossa

Definition : Implantable prostheses designed to replace the mandibular (also known as glenoid) fossa of the temporal bone, providing an articulation surface for the mandibular condyle. These prostheses provide a partial substitution of the temporomandibular articulation; they are typically made of metal or a combination of metal and polymeric materials (i.e., a polyethylene fossa bearing may include a titanium mesh backing, known as fossa eminence prosthesis [FEP]). Mandibular fossa temporomandibular joint prostheses are used to treat adhesions, disc perforations, and ankylosis; they are also used as a component of total temporomandibular joint prostheses.

Entry Terms : "Prostheses, Joint, Glenoid Bone, Temporomandibular" , "Glenoid Bone Prostheses, Temporomandibular Joint"

UMDC code : 18023

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Nexus CMF

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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.

Wright Medical Technology Inc

Company Type: Parent

Wright Medical Technology, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, TN, is an ISO 9001 certified designer, manufacturing and distributing orthopaedic implants and instrumentation worldwide for over 60 years. Wright's product offerings include large joint implants for the hip and knee; extremity implants for the shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist and foot; and biologic products, including bone graft substitutes.

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