Disc Displacement Of The Inner Tmj

The most common form of the disc displacement of the inner jaw joint is an anterior misalignment or displacement of the articular disk above the condyle. Symptoms include localized joint pain and cracking in jaw movement. Diagnosis is based on history and physical examination. Treatment includes analgesics, by immobilizing the jaw, muscle relaxers, physical therapy and splints. If these methods fail, surgery may be required. Early treatment improves the results…

September 3, 2018