TMJ Treatment – New Review

BMC Oral Health recently published results from a study aimed at identifying systematic reviews that compared  temporomandibular joint disorder surgical and non-surgical treatment.  The study, conducted by Bessa-Nogueira et. al, evaluated the quality and evidence grade of these reviews.

The authors conclude that little attention has been given to systematically implementing clinical trial methodology that would improve validity and reliability of outcome measures.

The complete article may be read here.

Citations for recent articles on TMJ and surgical treatment may be found in PubMed.

Other TMJ resources, including information for patients, may be found here.

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One Response to TMJ Treatment – New Review

  1. talkresearch says:

    Thanks for pointing the article out! I just wrote about TMJ and was looking out for TMJ research information. The article just proves that there is no significant conclusion for a definitive treatment for TMJ. What a disappointing conclusion!

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