Future of TMD Education

The Future of TMD Education: There’s a pressing need for improved TMD education for our frontline healthcare practitioners. The Importance of Acute TMD Care Improved TMD education is particularly important for acute TMD injuries, as the clinical decisions of frontline providers may be able to prevent the development of chronic pain.

Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders

Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders By Dr. Bradley A Eli | Reviewed by Dr. Sachi Mehrotra There is a connection between pediatric concussions and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Table of Contents: Pediatric Concussions & Temporomandibular Disorders The Migraine-Phenotype in Pediatric Concussions’ Relationship to TMD What is a Migraine Phenotype Headache? What is Pediatric Chronic Orofacial Pain?… Continue reading Pediatric Concussions and Temporomandibular Disorders

Intrinsic Jaw Injuries

Treatment of Intrinsic Injuries to the Jaw’s Temporomandibular Joint. Sustained mouth opening and hyperextension injuries are the most common intrinsic injuries of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Hyperextension injuries of the temporomandibular joints can occur during intubation for general anesthesia, likely because the jaw muscles are paralyzed during induction, making the TMJ more susceptible to hyperextension.

Categorized as Jaw Injury