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Terapia de la ATM

La articulación temporomandibular (ATM) es una pequeña articulación situada delante de la oreja donde el cráneo y la mandíbula se unen. Permite al maxilar inferior (mandíbula) moverse y funcionar. Los trastornos de la ATM son frecuentes y tienen una variedad de síntomas. Los pacientes pueden quejarse de dolores de oído, dolores de cabeza, migrañas y la capacidad limitada para abrir la boca. También pueden quejarse de clic o chasquidos en la articulación y sentir dolor al abrir y cerrar la boca.


Determinar la causa de un problema en la ATM es importante, debido a que el tratamiento depende de la causa. Cuando aparecen síntomas de problemas en la ATM, un cirujano oral y maxilofacial debe ser consultado. Un especialista en las áreas de la boca, los dientes y la mandíbula. El cirujano oral y maxilofacial está en una buena posición para diagnosticar correctamente el problema. Estudios de imágenes especiales de las articulaciones pueden ser pedidos y derivación adecuada a otros especialistas médicos, dentales o un fisioterapeuta pudiera necesitarse.


El tratamiento de la ATM puede variar de atención dental y médica conservadora a la cirugía compleja. Dependiendo del diagnóstico, el tratamiento puede incluir medicamentos anti-inflamatorios no esteroides a corto plazo para el dolor y relajación muscular, colocación de una férula de mordida e incluso terapia para el estrés. En general, si el tratamiento no quirúrgico no tiene éxito o si hay daño evidente en las articulaciones, la cirugía puede estar indicada.

 

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