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Fibrous Ankylosis of the Temporomandibular Joint in a Young Child

Source: Journal of Dentistry for Children - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research

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Summary Some studies have reported that temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is related to tinnitus. However, there is no study of the relationship and prevalence of dental pain and tinnitus. We evaluated the associations between the prevalence of tinnitus and TMD and dental pain by analysing the Korean national health survey. We analysed totally 11 745 participants. The presence of tinnitus, TMD symptoms and dental pain was surveyed by self‐assessment questionnaires from all the participants. Multivariable regression analysis was applied to acquire odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI). The prevalenc...
Source: Journal of Oral Rehabilitation - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe present findings suggest that FLAIR images can demonstrate the changes in joint effusion contents according to the status of TMJ disorders.
Source: Oral Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Temporomandibular Disorders;   Temporomandibular Joint Pain Interventions:   Other: Exercises;   Other: Placebo Sponsor:   University of Alberta Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 10 January 2018 Source:Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology Author(s): Ryousuke Ohta, Shin-ichi Yamada, Tomofumi Naruse, Hitoshi Yoshimura, Akinari Sakurai, Shutaro Ishii, Takahiro Tomioka, Kazuo Sano, Masahiro Umeda, Takahiko Shibahara, Hiroshi Kurita The frequency of temporomandibular joint dislocation is higher in elderly patients and especially those with psychiatric or cerebral disease. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of articular eminectomy for long-standing/habitual dislocation of the temporomandibular joint in elderly patien...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
The lateral femoral condyle (LFC) flap is a new flap first reported in 2015 for the treatment of osteomyelitis in hand surgery. This paper introduces a technique of osteochondral LFC flap harvest for mandibular condyle reconstruction and reports on the use of this flap in temporomandibular joint reconstruction. For condyle resection, a pre-auricular approach saving the temporal artery and vein is performed. A step osteotomy technique is used for condyle resection. LFC harvesting starts with dissection of the popliteal artery and vein.
Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Technical Note Source Type: research
ConclusionThe modified disc repositioning using an orthodontic screw via a mini preauricular approach provided a good functional outcome in all patients as assessed over a period of 6  months. However, the long-term functional sequel of the procedure and changes in the articular disc needs to be assessed.
Source: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
ConclusionDautrey ’s procedure yielded more gratifying and stable results, leading to a successful and permanent correction of chronic recurrent dislocation of the TMJs, with practically nil complications, thus demonstrating it to be an extremely safe, effective and versatile technique, making the joints function n ormally and securing sufficient volume of mouth opening. There was observed an average increase in articular tubercle height by 3.65 mm and a mean anterior shift of its lowest point by 4.5 mm following the Dautrey’s procedure, which were statistically significant findings. The upper age lim...
Source: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Authors: Kondrat W, Sierpińska T, Radke J Abstract Objective of the study was to evaluate the clinical status of the masticatory system in young adults with full permanent dentition and no stomatognathic system complaints. The study involved 186 randomly selected people with full dental arches with normal occlusal conditions corresponding to Angle's Class I aged 18 - 21 years with an average age of 19 years. Subjects were clinically examined and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) vibrations were recorded during open-wide and close movements using BioJVA. Then, patients were categorized into groups according to Piper's ...
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
ConclusionBacterial DNA in TMJ SF with contamination was detected in 20% of the patients. Studies are needed to evaluate the consequences of potential contamination with bacterial DNA in SF with regard to arthrocentesis and treatment of TMJ arthritis.
Source: Oral Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
ny A, La Touche R Abstract The purpose of this prospective case series was to observe and describe changes in patients with chronic cervico-craniofacial pain of muscular origin treated with multimodal physiotherapy based on a biobehavioral approach. Nine patients diagnosed with chronic myofascial temporomandibular disorder and neck pain were treated with 6 sessions over the course of 2 weeks including: (1) orthopedic manual physiotherapy (joint mobilizations, neurodynamic mobilization, and dynamic soft tissue mobilizations); (2) therapeutic exercises (motor control and muscular endurance exercises); and (3) patien...
Source: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: Physiother Theory Pract Source Type: research
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