[Premium] Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion, 6th Edition


  • Jeffrey P. Okeson, DMD, Professor, Director of the Orofacial Pain Center, Director of the Division of Masticatory Function, Department of Oral Health Practice, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY

Book Description

Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this bestselling book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of normal occlusion and masticatory function allowing you to better appreciate and manage abnormal occlusion and masticatory dysfunction. With this book’s conservative, cost-effective approach, you’ll achieve your treatment goals while keeping the best interests of your patients in mind.

New to This Edition

  • Includes many updated photos and line drawings to showcase techniques.
  • Adds a new section on the use of botulinum toxin to treat chronic pain.
  • Expands discussion of the use of local anesthetic blocks for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

Key Features

  • Provides thorough coverage of physical examination of the masticatory system, as an invaluable aid for diagnosis.
  • Includes diagnostic algorithms for various classes of disorders, as a handy reference for sorting through signs and symptoms of key functional disorders.
  • Depicts treatment principles visually with case examples for each major treatment chapter.
  • Presents a comprehensive discussion of the etiology of temporomandibular disorders, providing background on the causes of chronic orofacial pain.
  • Includes updated references and suggested readings for further research and study.
  • Discusses specific treatment techniques based on the author’s expertise in the field.

Customer Reviews

The more usefull book for tmd students August 25, 2007

In Brazil this text book is the number one for tmd dental students
The new version is very didatic and usefull for booth professionals and students
I use as the main text book in the tmd and orofacial pain class in my dental school

Great textbookJuly 4, 2009

Extraordinary textbook for general clinicians and dental students wishing to get into the TMJ Disorders field. It is worth every buck paid on it.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Mosby; 6 edition (July 11, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0323046142
  • ISBN-13: 978-0323046145
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds


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  1. The famous book, I love to gain a lot of infos of Okeson notes.

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