Witness a Breakthrough Option for TMJ Degeneration

Regenative Labs offers a breakthrough, conservative option for disc degeneration or tissue defects in the Temporomandibular Joint.

 

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What are the most effective regenerative medicine options for TMJ issues?

Temporomandibular joints, more commonly known as (TMJ) are the two joints that connect the lower jaw to the skull. Due to the type of movements these joints make, they are among the most complex joints in the body.

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Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are disorders of the jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints, and the nerves associated with chronic facial pain. Although there are many regenerative medicine options for TMD, therapy specific to degenerative pathology of the TMJ disc itself is limited in scope and therapeutic effect.

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Repair and Replace Damaged Tissue

Intended for homologous use only, the main function of Wharton’s jelly allografts is to provide cushioning and structural support and replace missing or damaged tissue in the patient.

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Wharton’s Jelly Allografts

Consisting of donated human umbilical cord tissue that has been disassociated, suspended in saline, and cryopreserved, Wharton’s jelly allografts are applied directly to the defect, or injured area, in cartilage and soft tissues. The allografts are applied via syringe and are typically used in ligament, muscle, or cartilage tears.

CONNECTIVE TISSUE SUPPLEMENTATION

The opportunity to address TMJ problems at its source.

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Regenative Labs is a leader in the field of regenerative medicine. Our commitment to quality and transparency is demonstrated by collecting data from patient outcomes and analyzing it for statistical significance, ensuring physicians make the most informed decision to facilitate the best possible outcomes for their patients.

From our retrospective data repository, you will witness improvements beginning at the 30-day mark.

A recent publication of a novel case series

Studying the application of WJ, an umbilical cord connective tissue, to the structural tissue defect of the temporomandibular joint, set precedent for this non surgical allograft application.

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Our shared goal is to address the root cause of the problem for patients in debilitating situations and partner to offer an effective and minimally-invasive option.

You know the vital role tissue health plays in the overall well-being of patients. Regenative Labs’ mission is to facilitate predictable patient outcomes by offering the highest quality human tissue allografts available.

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Improving Quality of Life

When we experience pain, our body sends a message that something is wrong. Pain is merely a symptom of an underlying injury. Using steroids or opiates alone to address pain caused by injury masks the issue instead of addressing the root cause.

With connective tissue supplementation, medical providers have an opportunity to address the problem at its source by inserting new, viable connective tissue ECM directly to the site of the breakdown, or defect (via syringe). The patient’s body can use the collagenic superstructure from the newly transplanted Wharton’s jelly as building blocks to fill voids or defects in cartilage beds or other soft tissues.

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About Wharton’s Jelly

Wharton’s Jelly (WJ) was initially characterized in 1656 by Thomas Wharton[1]. Advances in regenerative medicine have increased significantly throughout the past decade. Located between the blood vessels of the umbilical cord and the amniotic epithelium, WJ spans the entire length of the umbilical cord, providing protection, cushioning, and structural support [2,3].

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Since its initial discovery, there has been significant interest in the use of WJ in regenerative medicine applications[2].

Initial research centered on WJ as a cellular product, dependent on the metabolic activity of living cells to exert its primary function[3]. However, current research demonstrates that WJ exerts an effect independent of any cellular activity[3]. Initially classified as a mucoid connective tissue, we now know that WJ functions as an ideal system to transplant chemokine and growth factors, in addition to providing a biomechanical microarchitecture for collagen extracellular matrix formation in collagen-based defects[4].

ADVANTAGES OF WHARTON’S JELLY

This connective tissue contains high amounts of extracellular matrix components including collagen types I, III, and V, elastin, and fibronectin [1, 2]. Wharton’s jelly mainly provides cushioning and structural support to the umbilical cord but also contains a natural source of long-chain hyaluronic acid and numerous cytokines and growth factors. Studies have described placental tissues to be “immune privileged” as they rarely evoke an immune response in the body, reducing the risk of adverse reactions [4].

Structural Support

Wharton’s jelly provides a natural scaffold to facilitate cellular adhesion [1, 2].

CITATIONS:

1. Kim DW, Staples M, Shinozuka K, Pantcheva P, Kang SD, Borlongan CV. Wharton’s jelly derived mesenchymal stem cells: phenotypic characterization and optimizing their therapeutic potential for clinical applications. Int J Mol Sci. 2013 May 31;14(6):11692-712. doi: 10.3390/ijms140611692. PMID: 23727936; PMCID: PMC3709752.

2. Gupta A, El-Amin SF 3rd, Levy HJ, Sze-Tu R, Ibim SE, Maffulli N. Umbilical cord derived Wharton’s jelly for regenerative medicine applications. J Orthop Surg Res. 2020 Feb 13;15(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s13018-020-1553-7. PMID: 32054483; PMCID: PMC7017504.

3. Deus IA, Mano JF, Custódio CA. Perinatal tissues and cells in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Acta Biomater. 2020 Jul 1;110:1-14. doi: 10.1016/j. actbio.2020.04.035. Epub 2020 May 14. PMID: 32418650.

4. Jadalannagari S, Converse G, McFall C, Buse E, Filla M, Villar MT, Artigues A, MellotAJ, Wang J, Detamore MS, Hopkins RA, Aljitawi OS. Decellularized Wharton’s Jelly from human umbilical cord as a novel 3D scaffolding material for tissue engineering applications. PLoS One. 2017 Feb 21;12(2):e0172098. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0172098. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2017 Mar 7;12 (3):e0173827. PMID: 28222169; PMCID: PMC5319682.

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