The Use of Prolotherapy for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Posted on Posted in Kim M. Ledermann, DDS, Roy V. Hakala, DDS, Volume 2 : Issue 3 : August 2010, Wonder Why?

By Roy V. Hakala, DDS & Kim M. Ledermann, DDS ABSTRACT Prolotherapy was first described in the scientific literature in 1937 for the treatment of TMJ disorders. This article describes basic TMJ anatomy and the common components of TMJ dysfunction (TMD). Diagnostic methods used to identify TMD are listed and the technique for injecting the TMJ is detailed. more »