Dislocation of the temporomandibular joint is one of many pathophysiologic joint conditions that the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is challenged with managing. Managing a dislocated joint will inevitably be the challenge of most surgeons or physicians, whether in private or academic practice. Accordingly, this article addresses the pathophysiology associated with dislocation, in addition to treatment strategies aimed at managing acute, chronic, and recurrent dislocation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2015|
- Temporomandibular joint
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Oral Surgery