Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion

ISBN-10: 0323046142

ISBN-13: 9780323046145

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

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Description: Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this bestselling book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of normal occlusion and masticatory function allowing you to better appreciate and manage abnormal occlusion and masticatory dysfunction. With this book's conservative, cost-effective approach, you'll achieve your treatment goals while keeping the best interests of your patients in mind. Provides thorough coverage of physical examination of the masticatory system, as an invaluable aid for diagnosis. Includes diagnostic algorithms for various classes of disorders, as a handy reference for sorting through signs and symptoms of key functional disorders. Depicts treatment principles visually with case examples for each major treatment chapter. Presents a comprehensive discussion of the etiology of temporomandibular disorders, providing background on the causes of chronic orofacial pain. Includes updated references and suggested readings for further research and study. Discusses specific treatment techniques based on the authors expertise in the field. Includes many updated photos and line drawings to showcase techniques. Adds a new section on the use of botulinum toxin to treat chronic pain. Expands discussion of the use of local anesthetic blocks for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/27/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

Functional Anatomy
Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the masticatory system
Functional neuroanatomy and physiology of the masticatory system
Alignment and occlusion of the dentition
Mechanics of mandibular movement
Criteria for optimum functional occlusion
Determinants of occlusal morphology
Etiology and Identification of Functional Disturbances in the Masticatory System
Etiology of functional disturbances in the masticatory system
Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders
History of and examination for temporomandibular disorders
Diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders
Treatment of Functional Disturbances of the Masticatory System
General considerations in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders
Treatment of masticatory muscle disorders
Treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders
Treatment of chronic mandibular hypomobility and growth disorders
Occlusal appliance therapy
Treatment sequencing
Occlusal Therapy
General considerations in occlusal therapy
Use of articulators in occlusal therapy
Selective grinding
Restorative considerations in occlusal therapy
Appendix
Diagnostic Algorithms for Masticatory Muscle Disorders and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
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