Short-term Results of Prolotherapy in the Management of Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation


ÜNGÖR C., Atasoy K. T., Taskesen F., Cezairli B., Dayisoylu E. H., Tosun E., ...More

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.24, no.2, pp.411-415, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31827ff14f
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-415
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: Prolotherapy, the rehabilitation of ligaments or tendons by induced proliferation of cells by using dextrose, is a noninvasive and effective method for the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of prolotherapy method for the management of acute or chronic dislocation of TMJ.