Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion

Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion

8th Edition - February 1, 2019

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  • Author: Jeffrey P. Okeson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323676748
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323582100
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323611725

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Covering both emerging and proven techniques in this dynamic area of oral health, Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion, 8th Edition is the only textbook that guides you from basic anatomy and function to providing 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. A recognized industry-standard, this book's conservative, cost-effective approach, helps you learn how to achieve treatment goals while keeping the best interests of your patients in mind.

Key Features

  • Globally recognize TMD expert author Jeff Okeson details the most current and effective solutions around.
  • Evidence-Based Practice focus helps you to put the information and techniques in this book into practice to better the lives and relieve the suffering of your patients.  
  • Logical organization of content includes functional anatomy, etiology and identification of disturbances, treatment of disturbances, and occlusal therapy.
  • Full-color design provides more vivid clinical photos and illustrations.
  • Robust Art Program allows you to fully understand normal occlusion and masticatory function and learn to recognize and help manage abnormalities in these areas.
  • Clinical Comment boxes give you critical thinking points and instructions on how to apply these to everyday clinical practice.

Table of 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 Considerations of Temporomandibular Disorders
    7. Etiology 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 and Diagnostic Algorithms

    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 512
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2019
  • Published: February 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323676748
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323582100
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323611725

About the Author

Jeffrey P. Okeson

Dr. Jeffrey P Okeson has dedicated his career to educating students, residents and clinicians in the areas of occlusion, temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain. He has been a full-time faculty member at the University of Kentucky for 45 years. He is recognized worldwide as an authority in the field of TMD and orofacial pain, lecturing in every state in the USA and 59 different foreign countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor; Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Health Science; Director, Orofacial Pain Center, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

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