What’s with Clicking Joints?
More than a third of a third of the population have a clicking jaw (or disc displacement) characterised by clicking upon opening or closing the jaw or both. Typically asymptomatic and caused by microtrauma, this is a common condition many dentists will encounter in their practice.
Today, Dr. Thomas Shackleton is here to provide an overview of disc displacements, jaw clicking, diagnostics and treatment protocols, and how dentists can help patients manage this condition.
About Dr. Tom Shackleton
Dr. Shackleton is a general dentist in Calgary where he has been practicing for the past 20 years. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and a member of both the Alberta Dental Association and College and the Canadian Dental Association. His practice takes focus on oral facial pain TMD conditions and he is also a member of the Canadian Pain Society.
During this slide-based presentation, Dr. Shackleton discusses:
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