TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain
The Role of Dentistry in a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Approach
AUTHOR: Bumann, Axel and Lotzmann, Ulrich
PUBLISHER: George Thieme Verlag
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The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary
approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial
surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas
provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance
their understanding of TMJ disorders.
TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the
invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide
optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together
the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you
confidently reach an accurate diagnosis.
MRI has proven to be the most reliable
imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text
is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required
knowledge for informed communication with radiologists.
Throughout the text,
you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you
step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you
how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of
treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data.
Written in a clear
and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to
managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will
gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive
the best possible care!
PUBLICATION DATE: 11/1/2002