Ultrasonography for diagnosing temporomandibular disorders


This diagnostic test review included 11 studies the majority from 2 research groups. The findings suggest that ultrasonography could be useful for diagnosing anterior disk displacement in patients with temporomandibular disorders.

[read the full story...]

Limited evidence for interventions for the management of temporomandibular joint disc displacement without reduction


Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc displacement without reduction (DDwoR)  is thought to occur in 2-8% of patients with temporomandibular disorders.  It can cause TMJ pain and restricted opening and is sometimes referred to as ‘closed lock’.  A range of treatment have been tried and the aim of this review, was to investigate the effects of different [read the full story…]