Is Repeated Arthrocentesis Beneficial in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders: A Retrospective Study

Kutuk N., Bas B., Kazan D., Yuceer E.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.77, no.7, pp.1359-1364, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: Arthrocentesis is an effective, simple, and minimally invasive treatment in patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) closed lock (CL). The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of 1- versus 2-session arthrocentesis procedures in the management of TMJ CL.