FAQ'S

  • Is it easy to clean the JawPro?
    • JawPro is Autoclavable and is also made of a high grade plastic so it is easily wiped down after treatment.
  • Is the JawPro reusable?
    • Yes.
  • What is the JawPro?
    • The JawPro is a device that reduces the amount of force through the TMJ during dental procedures in turn reducing patient jaw fatigue/pain. It supports the patients mandible to resist downward force of the therapist allowing the assistant to have both hands free not having to support the patients jaw during long procedures reducing the chance of ergonomic strains on the dental assistant.
  • What are the benefits of using JawPro?
    • Comfortably supports your jaw during any dental procedure
    • Helps maintain a patent airway.
    • Minimises TMJ impingement and overextension.
    • Reduces ergonomic demands of the Dental Assistant & risk of workplace injuries.
    • Minimises jaw pain, TMJ dysfunction and soreness during and after dental treatments.
    • Reduces fear and anxiety surrounding dental visit.
    • Reduces need for treatment breaks and overall treatment time.
  • How does the JawPro work?
    • The JawPro works by displacing the downward force on the Jaw through your upper chest. The strength of the device is provided from the ratchet design that allows for an easy locking system. The device is simple to put on and take off.
  • How much does the JawPro weigh?
    • 0.6g.
  • Does the device get in the way of treatment?
    • No the device allows easy access to both the airway and the mouth.
  • Can the device be used with bite blocks?
    • Yes.
  • What are the indications for JawPro
    • When treating any patient (dentist, prosthodontist, orthodontist, ect)
    • Oral Surgery.
    • Anyone with a history of Jaw pain.
    • Anxious patients or patients with movement disorders eg: Parkinsons.
    • Procedures with high force eg: extractions.
    • Long procedures.
    • Sedated patients who cannot maintain a patent airway.
  • Does it fit children?
    • The design allows for one size fits all with the adjustable strap at the back.