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The TMJ MDT clinic—the King's experience

      Introduction: Management of TMJDS can be complex. At King's College Hospital, an innovative TMJ MDT clinic has been established. This clinic is attended by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, consultant in oral medicine, liaison psychiatrist with an interest in facial pain, maxillofacial prosthetist and a physiotherapist. Each patient is concurrently assessed by all specialists and a combined approach adopted to management. The efficacy of management in this clinic is superior to that on a general maxillofacial clinic and we would propose that all patients with TMJDS refractory to initial management are assessed using this MDT approach.
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