To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis


To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis


Monteiro, I. F.1, Lins, F. A. S.1, Araújo, N. G.1, Santos, K. M. S.1, Arruda, H. S. 2

1Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE;
2Pesquisador no Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia na UFPE.


American Journal of Dermatological Research and Reviews

Introduction: The cases that involve this pathology promote discussions about diagnosis and treatment, generating numerous ways to treat this pathology. Objectives: To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. Methodology: The information contained in this article results from the combination of research on patients and treatments involving TMJ ankylosis as well as its applications. Results: It was verified that there is no common therapeutic procedure for all patients, so there are several forms of treatment. Conclusion: It is necessary to have a multi professional team that is directed and committed in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient, as well as a line of research that facilitates the diagnosis.


Keywords: Surgery; Rehabilitation; Pathology; Diagnosis.

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Monteiro, I. F., Lins, F. A. S., Araújo, N. G., Santos, K. M. S., Arruda, H. S. To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. American Journal of Forensic Research and Reviews, 2018,1:2.. DOI:10.28933/ajfrr-2018-06-2802