University Of Aden Faculty of dentistry 2012Oral Medicine Dr .Muhgat AbdoOral & Dentofacial Surgeon www.adendent-faculty.net email@example.com
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders What is the main function of Cartilage? What is the difference between TMJ articular cartilage and cartilage of other synovial joints? What are the goals of non- surgical management of TMJ disorders? What are the indications to proceed with TMJ surgery?
TMJ Dysfunction Syndrome (TMD) Myofacial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (MPDS)Definition: When muscle spasm develops, dysfunction as well as pain occurs and the condition usually is designated as MPDS. It is initiated as spasm of one or more masticatory muscle. Temporomandibular disorders are a group of maladies which can affect the TMJ, as well as the associated muscles of the jaw, face and neck as well as related neurological and vascular structures.
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TMJ Dysfunction Syndrome (TMD) Myofacial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (MPDS)Signs & Symptoms: Pain of the joint on palpation. Pain on movement of the joint. Altered TMJ function, including trismus, reduced opening, and mandibular deviation on opening. Joint popping, clicking or crepitus. Facial pain. Pain on palpation of the muscles of mastication. Pain on opening.
TMJ Dysfunction Syndrome (TMD) Myofacial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (MPDS)Treatment:• Reversible Therapy (Patient education, medication, physical therapy, and splint therapy. Occlusal adjustment.• Irreversible Therapies that involve permanent changes in the function or morphology of the masticatory system (Surgical treatment).
TMJ Dysfunction Syndrome (TMD) Myofacial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (MPDS)Prevention: Eliminate oral habits such as teeth grinding and yawing widely. Dental treatment (orthodontic treatment, prosthetic restoration, orthognathic surgery and TMJ surgery). Seek effective treatment for diseases such as osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. Early Diagnosis and therapy.