Trauma

Traumas:
  1. BLOW
  2. MVA
  3. FALLS
  4. SPORTS INJURIES
WHIPLASH-MVA
  1. Lateral ligament of disc gets damaged
  2. Since ER does not pay attention to jaw joint in MVA's
  3. Cervical injuries are less image in ER today
  4. Request Cervical & TMD imaging if major MVA
  5. In one study 22 out 25 TMD's had displace disc after MVA
  6. Neck joints are same kind joint as in TMD
Blows-Sport Injuries:
  1. Sports injuries can causes sudden acceleration deaccleration of TMD
  2. Tearing of lateral ligament of disc of TMD
  3. Request imaging if limited opening or severe pain in TMD
  4. Record any symptoms TMD within months of Blow-Fall
  5. Blows to jaw typically damage the opposite TMD
  6. When mandible is not fracture, then maybe breaking TMD or major tearing lateral ligament
Sports-Related Injuries & TMD
  1. 11-18% all sports-related injuries were maxillofacial injuries
  2. 44-99% of TMD problems are caused by trauma
  3. Risk of sport-related female basketball injury rate = 7.5%
  4. 600,000 sports related visits to ER for craniofacial injuries
Traumas:
  1. BLOW
  2. MVA
  3. FALLS
  4. SPORTS INJURIES
WHIPLASH-MVA
  1. Lateral ligament of disc gets damaged
  2. Since ER does not pay attention to jaw joint in MVA's
  3. Cervical injuries are less image in ER today
  4. Request Cervical & TMD imaging if major MVA
  5. In one study 22 out 25 TMD's had displace disc after MVA
  6. Neck joints are same kind joint as in TMD
Blows-Sport Injuries:
  1. Sports injuries can causes sudden acceleration deaccleration of TMD
  2. Tearing of lateral ligament of disc of TMD
  3. Request imaging if limited opening or severe pain in TMD
  4. Record any symptoms TMD within months of Blow-Fall
  5. Blows to jaw typically damage the opposite TMD
  6. When mandible is not fracture, then maybe breaking TMD or major tearing lateral ligament
Sports-Related Injuries & TMD
  1. 11-18% all sports-related injuries were maxillofacial injuries
  2. 44-99% of TMD problems are caused by trauma
  3. Risk of sport-related female basketball injury rate = 7.5%
  4. 600,000 sports related visits to ER for craniofacial injuries

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