Treatment of TMDs

Author: Charles S. Greene (DDS.)
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 0867155868
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

This totally new book is focused on answering a single broad question: What is currently happening in various research areas that will be clinically applicable to the management of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) in the near future? Clearly, much of the information discovered about musculoskeletal disorders through the application of new research tools and innovative experimental designs can be directly or indirectly applied to the TMJ. However, many dental clinicians are unaware of this type of information because it is presented mainly in medical publications or nonclinical scientific journals. This book bridges the gap for the clinician, applying the latest scientific research to the clinical treatment of TMDs, with focus on the anatomy, biochemistry, neurophysiology, and psychology of the common disorders. Each chapter discusses present knowledge in the particular field before explaining how it may apply to the diagnosis and treatment of TMD patients. In addition, every chapter provides an overview of new research in the field and its potential for changing future patient care. Covering such clinically relevant topics as the relation of abnormal joint function to joint pathology, the prediction of treatment responsiveness, how sleep disorders affect TMJ and facial pain, the role of comorbid conditions in pain response and management, and the evolving field of pharmacotherapeutics, this book is sure to transform the way clinicians think about TMDs and how they approach TMD treatment.

Orofacial Pain An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America

Author: Steven D. Bender
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323641227
Release Date: 2018-09-07
Genre: Medical

This issue of Dental Clinics of North America focuses on Orofacial Pain, and is edited by Dr. Steven D. Bender. Articles will include: An Introduction to Orofacial Pain; Clinical Assessment of the Orofacial Pain Patient; Imaging in Orofacial Pain; Musculoskeletal Disorders; Neuropathic Orofacial Pain; Burning Mouth Syndrome; Painful Oral Lesions; The Primary Headaches; Sleep and Pain; Sleep Bruxism; Sex, Gender and Orofacial Pain; Mind-Body Considerations in Orofacial Pain; and more!

Functional Occlusion in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics

Author: Iven Klineberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780723438465
Release Date: 2015-07-02
Genre: Medical

A thorough understanding of occlusion - although absolutely crucial for safe clinical practice - affords a particular challenge for many dental students and practitioners. Particularly relevant to the practise of restorative dentistry and prosthodontics, this subject is also highly applicable to orthodontics and maxillofacial surgery. Within this context, this brand new volume provides an accessible, comprehensive guide to this highly complex field accompanied by on-line clinical videos and dynamic MRI scans which are designed to support the text and further explain the principles involved.

Orofacial Pain Biomarkers

Author: Jean-Paul Goulet
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783662539941
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Genre: Medical

This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of orofacial pain biomarkers. It opens by presenting background information on clinical phenotypes and the neurobiological substrates underlying chronic orofacial pain and by explaining the potential role of biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognostic evaluation, and treatment of orofacial pain. The main section of the book examines the contribution of human and animal studies to the field of biomarkers for orofacial pain and discusses biomarkers for masticatory muscle pain, temporomandibular joint pain, neuropathic face pain, and autonomic nervous system involvement in trigeminal facial pain. The potential impacts of the immune system on orofacial pain biomarkers and candidate gene phenotypes with possible links to chronic orofacial pain conditions are also addressed, and differences and similarities between saliva and serum biomarkers for pain are explained as well. The final section covers research-related issues in assessment methods and statistical analyses used in evaluating biomarkers, identifies future challenges and suggests new directions in the field.

Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology

Author: Arthur R. Hand
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118342916
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Medical

Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology is a landmark new text streamlining the essentials of histology and physiology into one clinically accessible textbook. Written for predoctoral dental students, the book brings together structure, function, and clinical correlations for maximum retention and ease of use. Assuming a background in basic biologic sciences, this text focuses on the histology and physiology that students need to know to practice dentistry and to understand and evaluate the current literature, without repeating basic information learned in other courses. Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology concentrates on Oral Structures and Features, including Development, Teeth, Tooth and Jaw Support, Mucosal Structure and Function, and Effectors. Key Features: Integrates normal histology and physiology enabling students to understand key concepts and their application to clinical practice Brief summaries at key points in the text that highlight significant information and concepts A comprehensive glossary that defines important terms for each chapter Contains high quality photomicrographs, drawings, charts, and tables illustrating fundamental concepts Incorporates clinical correlations for common diseases and conditions Includes case studies in several chapters Comes with access to a companion website that includes student review questions, case scenarios, figures, and tables

TMD and Orthodontics

Author: Sanjivan Kandasamy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319197821
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Genre: Medical

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.

Bell s Oral and Facial Pain

Author: Jeffrey P. Okeson
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 0867156546
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

Pain, especially chronic pain, is a major health care problem, a fact that has precipitated a recent dramatic expansion in pain-related research efforts. This revised edition of Dr Welden Bell's classic text has been updated to incorporate the latest findings from these studies, including advanced understanding of the neurophysiology and central processing of pain and the resulting changes to diagnostic, classification, and treatment guidelines. To assist clinicians in the difficult and often complicated task of managing patients suffering from oral and facial pain, this textbook provides documented information concerning pain and pain behavior so that one may better understand what pain is, how it behaves, and how it might best be managed; develops a useful classification of orofacial pain disorders; offers practical diagnostic criteria by which the different orofacial pain disorders can be identified on a clinical level; and suggests guidelines for the effective management of patients who suffer from pain in the region of the mouth and face. The concepts and techniques discussed are supplemented with case reports as well as new, full-color photographs and illustrations to help the clinician better understand orofacial pain disorders and how to treat them effectively.

The Puzzle of Orofacial Pain

Author: Jens Christoph Türp
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
ISBN: 9783805582704
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Medical

Indispensable for an advanced understanding of orofacial pain In recent years, progress in pain research has yielded substantial new insights, and this has profoundly altered our understanding of various orofacial pain conditions. Written by renowned international researchers and clinicians, this state-of-the-art textbook presents recent advances in the understanding of orofacial pain and offers evidence-based management approaches, thus bridging the gap between timely research findings and daily clinical practice. The reader is provided with helpful in-depth information of up-to-date advances in basic research as well as with the present knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of the five most common orofacial pain conditions. In addition, the psychosocial impact of orofacial pain in daily life and future developments are presented. Health care professionals, such as dentists, neurologists, physicians as well as students will find this volume helpful and valuable for an advanced understanding of the diverse orofacial pain conditions and for the improvement of patient care.

Case Studies in Pain Management

Author: Rinoo V. Shah
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107682894
Release Date: 2014-10-16
Genre: Medical

Edited by internationally recognized pain experts, this book offers 73 clinically relevant cases, accompanied by discussion in a question-and-answer format.

Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy for Oral Implantology

Author: Louie Al-Faraje
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 0867155744
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Anatomical textbooks and atlases often fail to meet the clinical demands of defining intraoperative structures for oral implantologists because of the overwhelmingly detailed minutia. Because certain anatomical landmarks are hard to illustrate in a diagram format, students and professionals can be confused when confronted with actual specimens in the dissecting room or in the operatory. This book, however, shows the structures of the maxilla, the mandible, and the nasal cavity as they actually exist in the dissected or live body, through the presentation of cadaver specimens and clinical cases. Several of the chapters include full-page images of specific cadaver sections with all the relevant anatomical parts labeled for convenience. Cone beam computed tomography images are also presented to show how this technology can be used to measure the bone density, the width of the alveolar ridge, and the exact distance available for implant placement under or above certain anatomical landmarks prior to implant selection. This book will simplify the learning and execution of implant- related surgical procedures in a region of the body that presents special topographic and anatomical difficulties.

Temporomandibular Disorders

Author: Robin Gray
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444340099
Release Date: 2011-02-11
Genre: Medical

A quick, systematic and logical approach to diagnosing and treating temporomandibular disorders (TMD), this latest book in the Dental Update series is an essential clinical companion for dental students and practising dentists. Starting with an overview of the basic principles of TMD, such as the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint and its physiology and pathology in relation to clinical treatment, the book goes on to present the realities of managing patients, using a case-based approach to help readers understand and engage with the information. Each later chapter presents a different problem in the form of a case study, and each study features a systematic approach to aid learning. Temporomandibular Disorders: A Problem-Based Approach promotes learning as a dynamic process of active involvement. It encourages valuation by self-assessment with questions at the end of the book, and a unique link to an online interactive quiz where readers can test their knowledge of TMD. The final chapters include practical guides of how to make splints and samples of patient information sheets that can be used as templates. The book is illustrated in full colour, with helpful clinical images and diagrams. KEY FEATURES Uses a case-based approach to promote effective management of TMD Covers basic scientific background as well as clinical scenarios Addresses not only ‘why’ but also ‘how’ with a highly practical focus Includes a unique link to an online interactive quiz (visit www.wiley.com/go/gray) Contains many full colour clinical images and diagrams

Diagnostic Imaging Oral and Maxillofacial E Book

Author: Lisa J. Koenig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323511438
Release Date: 2017-07-04
Genre: Medical

Bridging the gap between dentistry and medical radiology, this up-to-date volume covers the anatomic zones, imaging modalities, patient conditions, and presenting clinical signs and symptoms shared by dentistry and medicine. Written by oral and maxillofacial radiologists specifically for those using CT or CBCT technology, this unique title not only offers a dentist’s perspective on oral and maxillofacial imaging, but also benefits radiologists in the head and neck field. Dr. Lisa Koenig and her expert author team provide carefully updated information in a concise, bulleted format, keeping you current with recent advances in oral and maxillofacial radiology. Complete and accurate dental anatomy and nomenclature throughout, as well as findings that affect the many aspects of dental treatment Coverage of anatomy, diagnoses, and differential diagnoses Concise, bulleted text provides efficient information on nearly 400 diagnoses that are clearly illustrated with over 1,000 superb images Meticulously updated, with new and extended chapters on TMJ, systemic diseases (with new chapters on hyperparathyroidism, segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia, and osteoporosis), airway measurement in CBCT, and cervical spine evaluation Extended anatomy coverage includes the posterior skull base Designed for quick and easy clinical reference at the point of care, with logically organized sections, comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis, consistent presentation of information, and relevant, newly revised images throughout

The Puzzle of Orofacial Pain

Author: Jens Christoph Türp
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
ISBN: 9783805582704
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Medical

Indispensable for an advanced understanding of orofacial pain In recent years, progress in pain research has yielded substantial new insights, and this has profoundly altered our understanding of various orofacial pain conditions. Written by renowned international researchers and clinicians, this state-of-the-art textbook presents recent advances in the understanding of orofacial pain and offers evidence-based management approaches, thus bridging the gap between timely research findings and daily clinical practice. The reader is provided with helpful in-depth information of up-to-date advances in basic research as well as with the present knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of the five most common orofacial pain conditions. In addition, the psychosocial impact of orofacial pain in daily life and future developments are presented. Health care professionals, such as dentists, neurologists, physicians as well as students will find this volume helpful and valuable for an advanced understanding of the diverse orofacial pain conditions and for the improvement of patient care.

Orofacial Pain

Author: Reny de Leeuw
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 0867156104
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

The AAOP Guidelines for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management of Orofacial Pain is an invaluable resource for all health care professionals who evaluate and treat patients with orofacial pain and face the daunting task of "keeping up with the literature" in the rapidly emerging arena of pain management in clinical practice. This new edition continues to emphasize evidence-based knowledge and, for the first time, offers a summary of key points at the beginning of each chapter. Other important changes include an entirely new chapter on sleep and its relationship to pain and well-being; new imaging guidelines for the diagnosis of headache, TMD, and neuropathic pain; a new section on dysesthesias related to neuropathic pain; comprehensive descriptions of SUNCT/SUNA in the chapter devoted to primary headache disorders; and recommendations for quantitative sensory testing, narcotic agreement, and brief screening questionnaires used in patient assessment. Most important, the differential diagnosis and TMD chapters reflect the recommendations of the long-awaited RDC/TMD taxonomy, which will have a significant impact on clinical practice.