Pediatric Temporomandibular Joint Surgery

  • Kathlyn Kruger Powell
  • S. U. Ivanov
  • Shelly AbramowiczEmail author


Pediatric temporomandibular joint (TMJ) deformities consist of congenital, developmental, and acquired abnormalities. This chapter will concentrate on pediatric TMJ surgery. It will begin with a description of growth and development of the TMJ. It will also discuss multiple treatment protocols for various pediatric TMJ abnormalities.


Temporomandibular Pediatrics Development Surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathlyn Kruger Powell
    • 1
  • S. U. Ivanov
    • 2
  • Shelly Abramowicz
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of DentistryUniversity of AlabamaBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Lomonosav Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and PediatricsEmory University School of DentistryAtlantaUSA
  4. 4.Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryChildren’s Healthcare of AtlantaAtlantaUSA

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