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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
Multidisciplinary Management of Bruxism

Bruxism affects the masticatory muscles and occlusion as tremendous forces transmit to teeth and surrounding tissues that may lead to teeth wear, hypersensitivity and even looseness. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) as well as the stomatognathic system is also affected by this habit leading to temporal headache and sleep apnea. The soft tissues exhibit indentation of …

Hossam Hamza Mar 04, 2018 Dental Education
Ouch It is Crown Fracture

Crown fracture is one of the most common traumas in dentistry with higher incidence rate in upper anterior teeth (nearly 95%). It results in a psychogenic trauma and needs timely management to restore the appearance and function. Crown fractures could have severe forms that require complete removal of the subject tooth and replacement with implants …

Hossam Hamza Mar 01, 2018 Dental Education