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Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, 3rd Edition

Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, 3rd Edition

Edward F. Wright

ISBN: 978-1-118-50269-3

Mar 2014

464 pages

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Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Third Edition, provides comprehensive, evidence-based information on temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Focusing on clinically relevant information throughout, the book allows dentists to diagnose TMD accurately, rule out disorders that mimic TMD, and provide effective therapy for most patients.

Useful features, such as frequently asked questions, quick consults, technical tips, and focal points are integrated to help the clinician find precise answers with ease. Case scenarios provide the reader with a way to enhance their clinical reasoning skills, with a focus on solving TMD problems at chairside.

Offering comprehensive coverage in a highly-illustrated, compact package, Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders is the ideal source for dentists dealing patients suffering from TMD.

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Preface xv

Introduction 1

Part I Initial Evaluation 5

Chapter 1 Patient Interview 11

Chapter 2 Review of the “Initial Patient Questionnaire” 31

Chapter 3 Clinical Examination 39

Chapter 4 Imaging 71

Chapter 5 TMD Diagnostic Categories 81

Chapter 6 Contributing Factors 97

Part II Common Acute TMD Conditions and Treatments 103

Chapter 7 TMD Secondary to Trauma 105

Chapter 8 TMD Secondary to Dental Treatment 109

Chapter 9 Lateral Pterygoid Spasm 125

Chapter 10 Intermittent and Continuous Forms of TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction with Limited Opening 131

Chapter 11 TMJ Subluxation and Luxation 145

Part III Occlusal Appliance Therapy 149

Chapter 12 Stabilization Appliance 153

Chapter 13 Anterior Positioning Appliance 213

Part IV Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach 223

Chapter 14 Self-Management Th erapy 229

Chapter 15 Physical Medicine 247

Chapter 16 Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention 261

Chapter 17 Pharmacological Management 275

Chapter 18 Other Dental Procedures 295

Chapter 19 Integrating Multidisciplinary Therapies 313

Part V Case Scenarios 331

Case 1: Pulpal Pathosis Mimicking TMD Symptoms 333

Case 2: Tooth Pain: No TMD Pain 335

Case 3: Chronic Sinusitis 336

Case 4: Chronic Forehead Pain Referred from the Neck 337

Case 5: Myalgia Secondary to Nocturnal Parafunctional Habits 339

Case 6: Tooth Attrition: No Pain 340

Case 7: Myalgia Secondary to Daytime Parafunctional Habits 341

Case 8: Medial Pterygoid Spasm 342

Case 9: Tension, Depression, and Poor Sleep as Contributing Factors 343

Case 10: Fibromyalgia as a Contributing Factor 344

Case 11: TMJ Disc Displacements and When to Treat Th em: No Pain 345

Case 12: TMJ Arthralgia 346

Case 13: TMJ Disc Displacement with Reduction with Intermittent Locking 347

Case 14: TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction with Limited Opening: Unlocked 349

Case 15: TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction with Limited Opening: Not Unlocked 350

Case 16: Osteitis Causing Inability to Open Wide 353

Case 17: Lateral Pterygoid Spasm 354

Case 18: Acute Exacerbation of TMD 357

Case 19: Multiple Forms of Head and Neck Pain after Crown Insertion 359

Case 20: Appliance Th at Positioned Condyles into Th eir “Proper Position” 360

References 362

Part VI Fundamentals of Clinical Studies 365

Appendices 385

Glossary 419

Index 423

  • Provides frequently asked questions, quick consults, technical tops and focal points
  • Detailed discussion of TMD, disorders that mimic TMD, and effective therapy options
  • Case scenarios promote clinical reasoning skills for solving TMD problems
  • Includes a CD featuring a patient questionnaire and educational handouts (editable with Microsoft Word), a 635-slide TMD course presentation (editable with PowerPoint) and student manual(editable with Microsoft Word)