Temporomandibular joint surgery for internal derangement.


Surgery of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) plays a small, but important, role in the management of patients who have temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). There is a spectrum of surgical procedures for the treatment of TMD that ranges from simple arthrocentesis and lavage to more complex open joint surgical procedures. It is important to recognize that… (More)


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@article{Dolwick2007TemporomandibularJS, title={Temporomandibular joint surgery for internal derangement.}, author={M. Franklin Dolwick}, journal={Dental clinics of North America}, year={2007}, volume={51 1}, pages={195-208, vii-viii} }