Effect of surgical treatment for temporomandibular disorders
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a term used to describe a number of related disorders affecting the temporomandibular joints, masticatory muscles, and associated structures. The aim of this systematic review is to assess the effectiveness of surgical treatment (arthrocentesis, arthroscopy and open surgery) compared to nonsurgical treatment for the outcomes of pain and mandibular function in people with TMD.
- Issued/Revised: 2013
- By: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services