CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT OF DISC DISPLACEMENT WITHOUT REDUCTION – CASE REPORT

Aurelia Magdalena Enache, Andreea Gratiela Becheanu, Dana Festila

ABSTRACT

Disc displacement without reduction (DDwoR) with  or without limited mouth opening is intracapsular biomechanical disorder characterized by anterior position of the disc relative to condyle, that does not reduce with mouth opening. Due to a multifactorial etiology, the treatment of DDwoR needs an interdisciplinary team to address the specific factor. The ttreatment modalities may include :patient education and self-management,cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT),pharmacotherapy,physical therapy,orthopedic appliances,as conservative options and occlusal therapy and surgery, as aggressive,irreversible options.The aim of this article is to present a successfully treated case of DDwoR through conservative therapy.

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