Can you distinguish between Occluso-Muscle Disorders, Intracapsular Disorders and Orofacial Pain Related Disorders?
How about what type of splint therapy is appropriate for each scenario?
Test your skills in our short TMD Quiz and find out!
A 32-year-old male patient with good oral hygiene presents for a consultation after having the 6th filling at the gum line placed in 2 years by another dental office, and losing confidence in their skills of diagnosing what has been occurring.
Exam reveals negative load testing, muscle tenderness of deep masseters and pterygoids bilaterally, multiple NCCLs (non-carious cervical lesions, several having been restored with composite resin), group function occlusion with balancing interferences and tension headaches in the morning.