Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion book cover

Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion

Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this classic text helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions and a new full-color design promote a complete understanding of normal, abnormal, and dysfunctional occlusal relationships and masticatory function and dysfunction. With its conservative, cost-effective approach, this book shows you how to achieve treatment goals while keeping your patients' best interests in mind.

Hardbound, 504 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08220-4

Contents

  • Part I: FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY

    1. Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Masticatory System

    2. Functional Neuroanatomy and Physiology of the Masticatory System

    3. Alignment and Occlusion of the Dentition

    4. Mechanics of Mandibular Movement

    5. Criteria for Optimal Functional Occlusion

    6. Determinants of Occlusal Morphology

    Part II: ETIOLOGY AND IDENTIFICATION OF FUNCTIONAL DISTURBANCES IN THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM

    7. Causes of Functional Disturbances in the Masticatory System

    8. Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorders

    9 History of and Examination for Temporomandibular Disorders

    10. Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders

    Part III: TREATMENT OF FUNCTIONAL DISTURBANCES OF THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM

    11. General Considerations in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders

    12. Treatment of Masticatory Muscle Disorders

    13. Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

    14. Treatment of Chronic Mandibular Hypomobility and Growth Disorders

    15. Occlusal Appliance Therapy

    16. Treatment Sequencing

    Part IV: OCCLUSAL THERAPY

    17. General Considerations in Occlusal Therapy

    18. Use of Articulators in Occlusal Therapy

    19. Selective Grinding

    20. Restorative Considerations in Occlusal Therapy

    Appendix

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