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How Often Dentists Refer TMD Patients to Physical Therapists?

According to survey conducted by researchers at the physical therapy department, Florida International University, a large percentage of dentists was unaware of the benefits of physical therapy in treating tempromandibular disorder (TMD) pain. This survey was successful in increasing the awareness level of the surveyed dentists in Florida toward how important physical therapy is for …

Hossam Hamza Apr 29, 2018 Dental Education Orthodontics
Mental Nerve Block

Mental nerve block anesthesia has proven safe and successful modality to anesthetize the soft tissues of the ipsilateral chin and lower lip. It is given through the mental foramen of the mandible with easily distinguishable landmarks to act on the mental and incisive nerves. Mental nerve block can be accompanied with inferior alveolar nerve block …

Hossam Hamza Mar 04, 2018 Dental Education