TMJ. Problems. Certain headaches and pain in. the ear, jaw, neck, tooth, and. sinus can be the result of a. temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

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1 DIVISION OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY TMJ Problems Certain headaches and pain in the ear, jaw, neck, tooth, and sinus can be the result of a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problem. People with TMJ problems often experience many of these symptoms. Their pain may be acute, requiring immediate treatment, or chronic, having lasted months or even years. TMJ problems may be caused by joint displacement resulting from a variety of factors, including problems with the patient s bite, muscle inflammation, arthritis, or from an injury to the jaw. Carle Clinic Association

2 Identifying the Problem When patients are referred to Carle s Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the surgeon will first obtain their medical history. It is important for the doctor to know whether the patient: suffered an injury to the jaw or joint had any developmental problems that may have affected the growth of the joint used orthodontics or braces had any prior surgery or treatment, such as splint therapy or medical management One of our physicians will then examine the patient to detect any abnormalities of the jaw, joint, teeth or facial muscles. The physician also may order x-rays to determine if any bone changes in the joints have occurred. Diagnosis At the conclusion of the consult, the doctor often finds that the patient suffers from one of the following: headaches without an apparent cause (may be tension, stress, or migraine) pain due to inflammation of the muscles derangement within the joint (a TMJ problem) arthritis or degenerative joint disease (a TMJ problem) Patients who do not have structural joint problems will be referred to their primary physician or dentist to look for other causes of the pain.

3 Treatment of TMJ At Carle, the treatment of choice for TMJ is conservative management. This means that the TMJ problem is usually handled with: anti-inflammatory agents, such as aspirin or ibuprofen heat soft-food diet restriction of movement to allow inflamed or damaged tissue to heal As with any type of surgery, there are risks associated with TMJ surgery that will be explained in detail if surgery is recommended, such as: infection injury to sensory nerves injury to nerves that allow for the movement of certain muscles in the face anesthesia risks alteration of the bite Only rarely will TMJ patients be treated with tranquilizers or muscle relaxants. Sometimes our physicians require that TMJ patients have abnormal or poor bites corrected, since a malocclusion can aggravate the problem. This can be done with fillings, crowns or caps, partial or full dentures, splint therapy, or orthodontics to better align the teeth. If these techniques are unsuccessful, patients may need further tests, such as: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) arthogram dye is injected into the joint arthocentesis fluid is injected into the joint arthoroscopic surgery Certain conditions may require surgery. However, before our surgeons will recommend any surgical procedure, the condition must cause severe pain and disability, and it must be shown that it cannot be corrected or resolved without surgery. Outcomes Whether the patient is prescribed medication or a surgical procedure is indicated, the anticipated and desired outcome will be the same to allow him or her to return to normal daily activities without pain or with a significant reduction of pain.

4 Customer Service Carle s Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides excellent, kind and courteous care to our patients. We are always eager to hear your comments and suggestions. Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is staffed and equipped to diagnose and treat: developmental deformities of the jaw and face (orthognathic surgery) dental disease, including surgical removal of erupted and impacted teeth and preparation of the mouth for dentures traumatic injuries to the face, including fractures of the facial bones and/or teeth and injuries to soft tissue disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) facial reconstruction after injury benign and malignant tumors of the face, lip, tongue, palate and jaws implants for dental rehabilitation/reconstruction pre-prosthetic surgery, including ridge (jaw) augmentation, nerve repositioning and skin grafting The physicians of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are on call 24 hours a day to treat patients with traumatic injuries to the face. 602 West University Avenue Urbana, Illinois (217) CORL1025 6/03

5 Michael S. Goldwasser, DDS, MD, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and later completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. He received his Doctorate in Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Stephen R. Sabol, DDS, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado, Denver, and completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program at Carle Foundation Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Jonathan S. Bailey, DMD, MD, received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree at Harvard Medical School, Boston. He completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, followed by a two-year fellowship in maxillofacial oncology and microvascular surgery at the University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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