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Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and…

by Daniel M. Laskin

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0867154470, Hardcover)

This multidisciplinary textbook presents a unique approach to diagnosis and management of the various temporomandibular disorders. Written by a large group of eminent researchers and clinicians, it links current scientific concepts of basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and pathology of the temporomandibular joint with specific diagnostic and treatment protocols that are based on sound clinical data. Thus, in keeping with the current thrust in medicine and dentistry, the book provides access to the best available evidence so that clinicians can make informed rather than empirical decisions about what is appropriate therapy. Where lack of data or rapid changes in a particular discipline do not allow for evidence-based conclusions or recommendations, the book highlights the areas of agreement and disagreement in order to expose the deficiencies in our present knowledge base. In a field of treatment long associated with controversy, this book educates readers about which current practices of diagnosis and treatment are strongly supported by scientific research and which are supported only by practical experience and/or anecdotal evidence.

Contents
Part I: Biologic Basis
Section A: Anatomy and Function
1 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Masticatory Apparatus-William L. Hylander
2 Anatomy and Function of the TMJ-Ales Obrez & Luigi M. Gallo
3 TMJ Growth, Adaptive Modeling and Remodeling, and Compensatory Mechanisms-Boudewijn Stegenga & Lambert G.M. de Bont
4 Sensory and Motor Neurophysiology of the TMJ-Barry J. Sessle

Section B: Pathophysiology of the TMDs

5 Persistent Orofacial Pain-Ronald Dubner & Ke Ren
6 Muscular Pain and Dysfunction-James P. Lund

7 TMJ Osteoarthritis-Stephen B. Milam
8 TMJ Disc Derangements-Boudewijn Stegenga & Lambert G.M. de Bont
9 Systemic Conditions Affecting the TMJ-Mauno Kononen & Bengt Wenneberg

Part II: Clinical Management
Section A: Diagnostic Modalities
10 TMJ Imaging - Tore A. Larheim & Per-Lennart Westesson
11 Analysis of TMJ Synovial Fluid-Regina Landesberg & Linda L. Huang
12 The Role of Technology in TMD Diagnosis-Charles S. Greene
13 Psychological and Psychosocial Assessment-Samuel F. Dworkin

Section B: Diagnosis
14 Concepts of TMD Etiology: Effects on Diagnosis and Treatment-Charles S. Greene

15 TMJ Arthritis-A. Omar Abubaker
16 Internal Derangements-Daniel M. Laskin

17 Masticatory Muscle Pain and Dysfunction-Yoly M. Gonzalez & Norman D. Mohl
18 Traumatic Injuries-Dean A. Kolbinson & Frank I. Hohn
19 Maxillofacial Movement Disorders-Leon A. Assael
20 Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain-Robert L. Merrill
21 Benign and Malignant Tumors-Diane Stern

22 Fibromyalgia-Octavia Plesh & Stuart A. Gansky

Section C: Therapeutic Modalities

23 Pharmacologic Approaches-Raymond A. Dionne
24 Physical Medicine-Jocelyne S. Feine and J. Mark Thomason
25 Oral Appliances-Glenn T. Clark & Hajime Minakuchi

26 Biobehavioral Therapy-Richard Ohrbach
27 Management of Dental Occlusion-Christian S. Stohler
28 Indications and Limitations of TMJ Surgery-Daniel M. Laskin

Section D: Evidence-Based Treatment
29 Congenital and Developmental Anomalies-Maria J. Troulis & Leonard B. Kaban
30 Medical Management of TMJ Arthritis - Sigvard Kopp
31 Surgical Management of TMJ Arthritis-Louis G. Mercuri
32 Surgical Management of Internal Derangements-Daniel M. Laskin
33 Treatment of Myogenous Pain and Dysfunction-Glenn T. Clark
34 Treatment of Maxillofacial Movement Disorders-Leon A. Assael
35 Surgical Management of Benign and Malignant Neoplasms-Lewis Clayman
36 Management of Idiopathic Condylar Resorption-Pogrel & Chigurupati

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