Eminectomy for Habitual Luxation of the Temporomandibular Joint with Sedation and Local Anesthesia: A Case Series

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Iwanaga, Joe; Nakamura, Yoshiaki; Kusukawa, Jingo; Tubbs, R. Shane;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Dentistry,volume 2,016 (issn: 2090-6447, eissn: 2090-6455)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/2505864, pmc: PMC5081460
  • Subject: RK1-715 | Dentistry | Case Report | Article Subject

Eminectomy which is one of the popular and most effective treatments for habitual temporomandibular joint luxation was first described by Myrhaug in 1951. There are few reports which described eminectomy being performed under local anesthesia and conscious sedation. We ... View more
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