• Part I Initial Evaluation
Chapter 1 Patient Interview
Chapter 2 Review of the “Initial Patient Questionnaire”
Chapter 3 Clinical Examination
Chapter 4 Imaging
Chapter 5 TMD Diagnostic Categories
Chapter 6 Contributing Factors
• Part II Common Acute TMD Conditions and Treatments
Chapter 7 TMD Secondary to Trauma
Chapter 8 TMD Secondary to Dental Treatment
Chapter 9 Lateral Pterygoid Spasm
Chapter 10 Intermittent and Continuous Forms of TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction with Limited Opening
Chapter 11 TMJ Subluxation and Luxation
• Part III Occlusal Appliance Therapy
Chapter 12 Stabilization Appliance
Chapter 13 Anterior Positioning Appliance
• Part IV Multidisciplinary Management Approach
Chapter 14 Self-Management Therapy
Chapter 15 Physical Medicine
Chapter 16 Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention
Chapter 17 Pharmacological Management
Chapter 18 Other Dental Procedures
Chapter 19 Integrating Multidisciplinary Therapies
• Part V Case Scenarios
Part VI Fundamentals of Clinical Studies
Appendices on Website
Fully updated with the latest information in the field, this comprehensive book provides a practical guide to diagnosing and managing temporomandibular disorders in the dental practice. Written in an accessible, user-friendly style, it offers a simplified approach to the basic concepts and management decision points for the most commonly observed temporomandibular conditions, integrating the latest advances and advice throughout. Quick Consult, Focal Point, and Technical Tip boxes provide quick access to relevant information, and study results are summarized in graphs for ease of comprehension.
Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Fourth Edition examines an array of medical and dental conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles, and contiguous structures. It presents evidence-based, clinically practical information to help dentists diagnose TMD accurately, rule out disorders that mimic TMD, and provide effective therapy for most patients.
Special features include:
• Frequently Asked Questions
• Quick Consults, Technical Tips, and Focal Points
• Information on disorders that mimic TMD and factors that warrant referral
• Extensive color photographs and line drawings
• A companion website providing helpful examples and patient handouts
Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Fourth Edition is a must-have how-to manual for general dentists, dental students, and residents involved in this area of practice.
• Edward F. Wright, DDS, MS, is a Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio (UTHSCSA) in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
• Gary D. Klasser, DMD, is a Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry, as well as the Director of the LSU Orofacial Pain Continuum in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.