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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joms.2019.01.041
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1359-1364

Abstract

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.