TMJ manifests as a lot of different conditions, from mild to life threatening. One area that is often overlooked is the effect of a poor aligned jaw on elder persons. This can be critical to quality of life. In some instances where the TMJ condition is affecting blood flow to the brain, it can be life threatening. The following article discusses many of the ways jaw malalgnment affects the elderly (Use_of_Jaw_Orthopedic_Therapy_in_an_Anti-aging regimen).