Amato TMJ Classification

The Amato Center TMJ Classification is a clinical system used to guide proper diagnosis and treatment of all forms of TMJ disorders in the most predictable and least invasive method possible. The eight main categories and their sub-categories dictate which of the various Amato Center treatment protocols will be used.

​I.   Myofacial Pain Syndrome

  • Without Malocclusion

  • Malocclusion Present Without Jaw Abnormalities (dental only)

  • Malocclusion Present With Jaw Abnormalities

II.  TMJ Pain Without Internal Derangement 

  • Without Malocclusion

  • Malocclusion Present Without Jaw Abnormalities (dental only)

  • Malocclusion Present With Jaw Abnormalities

 

III.  Internal Derangement

  • With Reduction

    • Without Malocclusion

    • Malocclusion Present Without Jaw Abnormalities (dental only)

    • Malocclusion Present With Jaw Abnormalities

  • Without Reduction

IV.  Congenital Abnormalities

  • Hemifacial Microsomia

  • Treacher Collins Syndrome

 

V.  Developmental Abnormalities

  • Condylar Hypoplasia 

  • Condylar Hyperplasia

VI.   Degenerative Joint Disease

  • Resorptive

    • Idiopathic Condylar Resortpion

    • Juvenile Rheumatiod Arthritis

  • Arthritis

    • Osteoarthritis

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis

VII.   Truama

  • New Trauma

    • condylar fractures

    • Intra-articular trauma

  • Old Trauma

    • Fractures

    • Ankylosis

VIII.  Pathology​

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CONTACT

office: 973-736-1714

fax: 973-325-3487

email: info@theamatocenter.com

 

LOCATIONS

West Orange, NJ
101 Old Short Hills Road, Penthouse 2
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday - CLosed

 

 

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