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By Axel Bumann

The remedy of temporomandibular problems calls for a multidisciplinary process, concerning the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas offers a wealth of worthwhile info for experts who have to increase their realizing of TMJ problems.

TMJ issues and Orofacial discomfort is the worthwhile diagnostic consultant all dentists and similar experts have to offer optimize the care and therapy of sufferers during this situation. It ties jointly the anatomic, physiologic, and mental elements of TMJ that can assist you with a bit of luck achieve a correct diagnosis.

MRI has confirmed to be the main trustworthy imaging modality for the analysis of TMJ problems. A key good thing about this article is instructing dentists how one can interpret MRIs, and in addition to supply the necessary wisdom for trained verbal exchange with radiologists.

Throughout the textual content, you will discover exquisitely unique, full-color images which take you step by step throughout the medical exam of the jaw. The e-book teaches you ways to investigate details because it is available in to pick the correct process remedy in accordance with the patient's heritage and medical data.

Written in a transparent and easy-to-follow structure, the textual content offers state of the art ways to dealing with TMJ problems. With this publication, dentists and similar experts will achieve the basic talents and information had to make certain their sufferers obtain the very best care!

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82 Pars superficialis of the masseter muscle Left: Schematic drawing of the pars superficialis. The masseter has a higher concentration of capillaries relative to the diameter of the fibers than all the other skeletal muscles (Staletal. 1996). Right: Macroscopic anatomical preparation of the masseter muscle. The resultant force of the pars superficialis is in an anterosuperior direction. The posterior part of the pars superficialis is composed of up to 45% type-IIB fibers (Eriksson and Thornell 1983), which have a high threshold and are fatigue-resistant.

In addition, they stabilize the joint and take over guidance functions (Rocabado and Iglarsh 1991). Depending upon the proportions of the types of collagen within the ligament and the direction of the functional overload on the joint, ligaments may become either stretched or shortened. Function Limitation of movement (proprioceptive and mechanical) Progressiva adaptation Stretching Constriction Regressive adaptation Inflammation Rupture Ossification Ligaments of the Masticatory System DuBrul 1975, Kurokawa 1986).

The medial pterygoid muscle (3) makes its insertion at the anteromedial region. 46 Cranial view A view from above of the disk in Figure 45 after removal of the condyle. In this view the transverse course of the fibers in the pars posterior (1) and pars anterior (2) can be seen more clearly. Histologically the disk is composed of dense collagenous connective tissue with a few embedded chondrocytes (Rees 1954). In the pars anterior and pars posterior the chondrocytes are found in clusters, but in the pars intermedia (outlined) they are arranged uniformly.

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