Efficacy Analysis of Splint Combined with PRP Injection

Efficacy Analysis of Splint Combined with PRP Injection in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis


Objective: To investigate the effect of splint combined with PRP injection in the treatment of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis.
Methods: Ninety-three patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis were retrospectively analysed. They were divided into three groups according to different treatment methods: splint group, PRP group, and splint + PRP group. All patients were asked to have VAS scores before and 6 months after treatment and the maximum comfortable mouth opening was recorded either. All data were analysed by R×C test, and P<0.05 indicated statistically significant differences.
Results: The maximum comfortable opening was significantly improved, and the VAS scores were decreased (P < 0.05).
Conclusion: The treatment of splint+PRP is superior to the treatment of single splint or single PRP.


PRP, VAS, temporomandibular joint, osteoarthritis, splint

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DOI: 10.31487/j.JSO.2022.01.03

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Chuan Bin Wu

Tie Ma

Lin Ma

Qing Zhou

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Qing Zhou
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School and Hospital of Stomatology, China Medical University, Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, PR China

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