Senthilnathan Periasamy

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Review   
    Assessment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Following Orthognathic Surgery: A Literature Review
    Author(s): Ramvihari Thota* and Senthilnathan Periasamy

    The objective of this review is to assess the TMJ disorders following Orthognathic surgery, TMJ disorders are multifactorial and have symptoms such as limitation in range of motion of mandible, pain on mastication relating to masticatory muscles and TMJ, joint sounds such as clicking & crepitus, myofascial pain and limitations in other functions. A review was conducted and searched three major databases to locate all pertinent articles published from 2000 to March 2020. All subjects in the various studies were stratified based on sub diagnoses of TMDs. The predictor variables were those patients with pre-existing TMDs that underwent orthognathic surgery in various subgroups. The outcome variables were maximal mouth opening (MMO) and signs and symptoms of a TMD before and after orthognathic surgery based on the type of osteotomy. The patients with Dentofacial deformity undergoing O.. Read More»

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