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Title TMD and orthodontics : a clinical guide for the orthodontist / Sanjivan Kandasamy, Charles S. Greene, Donald J. Rinchuse, John W. Stockstill, editors.

Published Cham : Springer, 2015.
©2015

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Contents Functional Anatomy of the TMJ -- Basic TMD pathophysiology (3 major disorders) and classification -- TMD Assessment/Examination ? before, during and after Orthodontic treatment -- What the orthodontist should do with positive findings -- Psychological Considerations -- Bruxism -- Orthodontics, Occlusion and TMD -- Idiopathic Condylar Resorption -- TMJ Surgery and Arthrocentesis -- Orthognathic Surgery and TMD Relationships -- Medico-Legal Considerations.
Summary This evidence-based book, featuring contributions from world-renowned experts, discusses in detail the functional anatomy of the temporomandibular joint as well as the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and medicolegal implications of patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Despite advances in our understanding of the aetiology of TMD and in developing current treatment rationales, a number of issues remain controversial. These include the extent to which the temporomandibular joint should be a central focus of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment, as well as the role that occlusion and malocclusion play in precipitating TMD symptoms. Indeed, few subjects in dentistry and the specialty of orthodontics are open to as many interpretations or misinterpretations as TMD. This textbook provides clinical orthodontists with essential information and guidance that will assist them in understanding and effectively managing this complex multilayered problem. Throughout, clear clinical guidelines are presented on the basis of current scientific and clinical evidence. TMD and Orthodontics will be a highly valuable chairside resource for orthodontists everywhere.
Other author Kandasamy, Sanjivan, editor.
Greene, Charles S., editor.
Rinchuse, Donald J., editor.
Stockstill, John W., editior.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Orthodontics.
Temporomandibular joint -- Diseases.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319197821
3319197827
9783319197814
3319197819 (print)
9783319197814 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-19782-1