TMJ and Treatment Planning: Treating Joint Issues for More Predictable Results
TMJ and treatment planning are interconnected. If a TMJ issue is discovered, having a predictable workflow for joint-based treatment planning can help....Jim McKee | 10 months ago ›
Which Joint Classification System Should I Use?
Learn how to determine when the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorder (RDC/TMD), the Wilkes Classification System and the Piper Classification...Jim McKee | 1 year ago ›
Patient History 101 (Lesson 4): Jaw Joint Pain
Having an accurate history of a patient's jaw joint pain is invaluable, Dr. Jim McKee explains in his series of articles on patient history.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
Patient History 101 (Lesson 3): Previous Treatment
Having an accurate history of a patient's previous dental treatment is invaluable for accurate treatment planning and predictable outcomes.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
Patient History 101 (Lesson 2): Joint Injuries
The restorative dentist has an invaluable tool with accurate patient history of jaw joint injuries. Dr. Jim McKee reveals key questions to ask during...Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
Patient History 101 (Lesson 1): Jaw Joints
Having an accurate history of patient jaw joints is invaluable, Dr. Jim McKee explains in this first in a series of articles.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
TMD: Could It Be More Than Muscle?
TMD pain can be attributed to muscle or a combo of muscle, herniated disks, bone disorders, upper cervical misalignment, and other factors.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
The TMJ Disk — The Forgotten Tissue
The TMJ disk plays a crucial role in dentistry and understanding it makes it easier to order MRIs to assess its condition and position.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
TMJ and Airway: Are We Treating the Same Patient?
Recognizing TMJ and airway issues are integral to a dental practice seeking to offer patients predictable treatment options.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
Dentists who want to increase predictability in restorative treatment planning can incorporate a TMJ anatomy assessment using MRI.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
Dentists who want to increase predictability in restorative treatment planning can incorporate a TMJ anatomy assessment using CBCT imaging.Jim McKee | 2 years ago ›
When it comes to TM joint imaging, understanding MRIs is critical. Here are five key factors you need to know.Jim McKee | 4 years ago ›