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Grossmont College Dentistry Worksheet

Grossmont College Dentistry Worksheet

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Fehrenbach: Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 6th Edition

Chapter 05: Temporomandibular Joint

1. State the functions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).

2. What innervates the TMJ?

3. What is the blood supply for the TMJ?

4. What bones are articulated with the TMJ?

5. What is the smooth, rounded ridge positioned anterior to the articular fossa?

6. What is the depression in the temporal bone termed?

7. What is the name of the sharper ridge posterior to the articular fossa?

8. What specific part of the mandible articulates with the temporal bone?

9. What process is found posterior to the mandibular condyle?

10. What is the depression between the mandibular condyle and the coronoid process?

11. What fibrous structure completely encloses the TMJ?

12. Describe the shape of the joint disc.

13. How does the joint disc divide the TMJ?

14. What is the secretion from the membranes lining the inside of the joint capsule and what is its function?

15. What is the general term given to a band of fibrous tissue connecting bones?

16. The temporomandibular ligament is located on which side of the TMJ?

17. What is the function of the temporomandibular ligament?

18. What is the location of the sphenomandibular ligament in relationship to the TMJ and what are its actions with the TMJ?

19. Describe the relationship of the sphenomandibular ligament in relationship to the inferior alveolar nerve.

20. Describe the location and action of the stylomandibular ligament.

21. What are the basic types of movement of the TMJ?

22. What type of movement occurs during protrusion of the mandible and what muscles are involved?

23. What type of movement occurs during retraction of the mandible and what muscles are involved?

24. What type of movement occurs during depression of the mandible and what muscles are involved?

25. What type of movement occurs during elevation of the mandible and what muscles are involved?

26. What type of movement occurs during lateral deviation of the mandible and what muscles are involved?

27. Describe the palpation of the TMJ.

28. What are the possible symptoms and signs related to temporomandibular disorder (TMD)?

29. Describe the diagnostic process for TMD.

30. Describe treatment options for TMD and their effectiveness.

31. What is the term for the dislocation of the TMJ and what can it lead to as well as how is it treated?