Contemporary Management Of Temporomandibular Disorders: Fundamentals And Pathway To Diagnosis by S. Thaddeus ConnellyContemporary Management Of Temporomandibular Disorders: Fundamentals And Pathway To Diagnosis by S. Thaddeus Connelly

Contemporary Management Of Temporomandibular Disorders: Fundamentals And Pathway To Diagnosis

byS. Thaddeus ConnellyEditorGianluca Martino Tartaglia, Rebeka G. Silva

Hardcover | April 10, 2019

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This book is a comprehensive, state of the art guide to the contemporary diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) that will help to compensate for the frequent lack of experience and inadequate training among health professionals who encounter patients with jaw joint problems. The opening section describes the whole patient philosophy essential for treatment success, examines ethical and legal considerations, and discusses all aspects of anatomy. Pathophysiology, clinical assessment, and imaging evaluation, including by means of modern MR imaging and CBCT, are then considered in detail. Finally, the diagnostic criteria for the full range of TMDs are thoroughly explained and the urgent need to appreciate temporomandibular disorders as the chronic pain conditions they are is addressed. Complementary volumes are devoted to non-surgical treatment of TMDs and to total temporomandibular joint replacement and other surgical procedures, respectively. Each book will be of high value for the multidisciplinary team necessary for successful management of TMDs, including dentists, surgeons, primary care doctors, pain doctors, and allied health professionals.
S. Thaddeus Connelly  is Attending Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center and Assistant Professor at the University of California San Francisco, where he carries out a mixture of research and operating room procedures. Dr. Connelly gained his DDS from Columbia University, New York, in 2001 an...
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Title:Contemporary Management Of Temporomandibular Disorders: Fundamentals And Pathway To DiagnosisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:227 pagesPublished:April 10, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319999141

ISBN - 13:9783319999142

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Philosophy, Ethics, Law and Anatomy: The Whole Patient Philosophy.- Ethical and Legal Considerations.- The Temporomandibular Joint Through the Lens of Comparative Anatomy.- Detailed Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint.- Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics or the Temporomandibular Joint.- Neuroanatomic Correlates of Chronic Pain. Part 2 - Pathophysiology, Clinical Evaluation, Imaging and Diagnosis: Pathophysiology of Temporomandibular Disorder.- Clinical Evaluation for Temporomandibular Disorders.- CBCT Evaluation of the Temporomandibular Joint.- Imaging Internal Derangement: State of the Art MR and Prospects for Ultrasonography.- Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders Using DC/TMD Criteria.