Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint : definition and use

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Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint : definition and use

The temporomandibular joint is the only joint we have in the head, and it is located between the jaw and the base of the skull, just in front of the ears. At the junction between these two bones there is a cartilage wafer, called the condyle disc, which smoothens the friction between them and keeps...

ATM: What treatments do we perform at Maxillofacial Institute?

Depending on the causes and severity of the problem, the approach to treating TMJ disorders can be either conservative or surgical: Physiotherapy Maxillofacial physiotherapy is one of the conservative treatments to treat disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It serves to reeducate against all those harmful habits such as bruxism or erroneous postures and thus...