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Treatment guidelines

Mouth opening

Key points

  • Patients may present with small mouths, or limited mouth opening due to trauma, surgical interventions, sclerodermia, scars or muscular and Temporo-mandibular disorder (TMD)
  • Handle circum-oral soft tissues gently and use smaller sized-instruments, such as the ones designed for pediatric patients
  • Implant therapy offers the opportunity to manage a limited mouth opening with a more convenient prosthesis access design

Clinical topics

Temporomandibular Joint
Systemic factors
Patient assessment

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Hi, my mouth opening size is decreasing slowly day after day. Could you please tell me any medication for that

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