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TMJ Innervation
Ronald C. Auvenshine, DDS, PhD; Nathan J. Pettit, DMD, MSD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
    • Cranial nerve (CN)
  • Definitions

    • TMJ: Articulation between mandible & temporal bone

GROSS ANATOMY

  • Trigeminal Nerve (CNV)

    • Nerve Endings

      • Afferent Modalities

        • Autonomic Innervation to TMJ Capsule

          CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

          • Clinical Importance

            Selected References

            1. Asaki S et al: Sensory innervation of temporomandibular joint disk. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 14(1):3-8, 2006
            2. Davidson JA et al: Clinical implications of the innervation of the temporomandibular joint. J Craniofac Surg. 14(2):235-9, 2003
            3. Schmid F: On the nerve distribution of the temporomandibular joint capsule. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 28(1):63-5, 1969
            4. Nanci, Antonio. Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure, and Function, 7th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 2008
            5. Isberg, A. Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction: A Practitioner's Guide. Stockholm: Martin Dunitz, 2011
            6. Katzberg, R. Diagnosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1993.
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            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
              • Cranial nerve (CN)
            • Definitions

              • TMJ: Articulation between mandible & temporal bone

            GROSS ANATOMY

            • Trigeminal Nerve (CNV)

              • Nerve Endings

                • Afferent Modalities

                  • Autonomic Innervation to TMJ Capsule

                    CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                    • Clinical Importance

                      Selected References

                      1. Asaki S et al: Sensory innervation of temporomandibular joint disk. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 14(1):3-8, 2006
                      2. Davidson JA et al: Clinical implications of the innervation of the temporomandibular joint. J Craniofac Surg. 14(2):235-9, 2003
                      3. Schmid F: On the nerve distribution of the temporomandibular joint capsule. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 28(1):63-5, 1969
                      4. Nanci, Antonio. Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure, and Function, 7th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 2008
                      5. Isberg, A. Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction: A Practitioner's Guide. Stockholm: Martin Dunitz, 2011
                      6. Katzberg, R. Diagnosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1993.