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