Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion
Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)
List price: $115.00
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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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/27/2007
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|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|
|General considerations in occlusal therapy|
|Use of articulators in occlusal therapy|
|Restorative considerations in occlusal therapy|
|Diagnostic Algorithms for Masticatory Muscle Disorders and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders|