Patient has a toothache that has been pestering them for a week. It’s getting worse, cannot tell if it’s the top or bottom and worse in the morning.
We see this all the time, and sometimes, it’s not the teeth causing the problem.
TMD is a crucial aspect of dentistry to understand, even if you’ll be referring them on for management. Diagnosis is critical and so we need to be aware.
We’re creating a 3 part series of episodes with Dr Damian Teo
1. Bruxism (TIP #28)
2. Tempromandibular Dysfunction (TIP #36)
3. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (Out in April)
These are deep dives into some key topics that often leave us confused after our undergraduate training. I hope this helps open your eyes and perhaps inspires you to learn more.
Find out more from Dr Damian Teo and learn along side hundreds of others on his Facebook Group Sleep and TMJ Study Club and if you want to go to the next level, find his courses here. Dr Damian Teo made a point that he is always approachable on Facebook or even via email here.