TMD Diagnosis

Diagnosis is the identification of the nature and cause of problems by examination, testing, assessment, and evaluation. Effective treatment is not possible without accurate diagnosis. 

Diagnosis can be derived from patient's subjective symptoms, medical/dental history, various testing, image, and clinical observation. Dr. Kim developed a unique on-site assessment, evaluation, and diagnostic program, that enables him to identify the cause of symptoms objectively and establish an predictable treatment plan. 

      

 

3D CBCT (CONE BEAM COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY):

This 3D image displays the shape and position of the condyle, bony condition of the jaw, any fracture or defect of the bony structure, and much more....     

       


JAW VIBRATION ANALYSIS:



By analyzing 

opening and closing jaw movement,

computer program provides

 various TM joint conditions and helpful information for diagnosis. 

 

 

      

 
 
BIO-MECHANICAL FUNCTIONAL TEST:

By applying mechanical forces to the body and observe the functional capacity change, while changing the occlusion, the relationship between the occlusal discrepancy and symptoms can be identified. —This test is an essential clinical tool for evaluation, assessment, and treatment guide.


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