Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion / Edition 4

Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion / Edition 4

by Jeffrey P. Okeson
     
 

Now in its fourth edition, this superb text continues to provide step-by-step guidelines for patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as offering an excellent foundation for the concept of occlusion and how it affects the temporomandibular joint. The book's four parts correspond logically to the four-year dental curriculum, leading students through clear explanations… See more details below

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Now in its fourth edition, this superb text continues to provide step-by-step guidelines for patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as offering an excellent foundation for the concept of occlusion and how it affects the temporomandibular joint. The book's four parts correspond logically to the four-year dental curriculum, leading students through clear explanations of jaw anatomy and function; tooth morphology; diagnosis, treatment, and management of TMJ disorders; the physical exam; major treatment chapter to make treatment principles more relevant to student and practitioner alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815169390
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
638
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Pt. IFunctional Anatomy1
1Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Masticatory System3
2Functional Neuroanatomy and Physiology of the Masticatory System29
3Alignment and Occlusion of the Dentition67
4Mechanics of Mandibular Movement93
5Criteria for Optimal Functional Occlusion109
6Determinants of Occlusal Morphology127
Pt. IIEtiology and Identification of Functional Disturbances in the Masticatory System147
7Causes of Functional Disturbances in the Masticatory System149
8Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorders191
9History of an Examination for Temporomandibular Disorders245
10Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders321
Pt. IIITreatment of Functional Disturbances of the Masticatory System365
11General Considerations in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders367
12Treatment of Masticatory Muscle Disorders413
13Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders437
14Treatment of Chronic Mandibular Hypomobility and Growth Disorders491
15Occlusal Appliance Therapy507
16Treatment Sequencing537
Pt. IVOcclusal Therapy551
17General Considerations in Occlusal Therapy553
18Use of Articulators in Occlusal Therapy567
19Selective Grinding589
20Restorative Considerations in Occlusal Therapy609
Appendix633

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