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TMJ

 
TMJ disorder (TMJ syndrome) temporomandibular joint disorder.

TMJ

Colloquial abbreviation for temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

TMJ

abbr.
temporomandibular joint

TMJ

Temporomandibular joint, see there.

TMJ

Abbreviation for temporomandibular joint.

Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)

Pain and other symptoms affecting the head, jaw, and face that are caused when the jaw joints and muscles controlling them don't work together correctly.

TMJ

Abbreviation for temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

Patient discussion about TMJ

Q. I have a pain in the side of my head how can I know if it is serious? In the last two days i have a pain in the side of my head. The pain is more severe after eating but I can feel it almost all the time. how can I know if its something severe or just a temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome ?

A. IHAVE TO GO TO THE DOCTOR OR U CAN USE TEMPROTAR

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References in periodicals archive ?
TMJ sound was the most common signs of TMDs###Age category (Years)###Frequency###Percent
The prevalence of anxiety, depression, and TMJ osseous changes between men and women and between rural and urban residence was compared using the Chi-squared test.
For the evaluation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) the following criteria were analyzed: symptoms (when the patient reported occurrence of cracking, pain, difficulty opening or closing the jaw, once or more per week) and signs (occurrence of cracking, tenderness or reduced mobility of the jaw).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CT are the gold standard of diagnostic properties for visualization of disc displacement (DD), osteoarthritis (OA) changes in the shape of the articular eminence, and subchondral tissues of TMJ (19,20), and in differential diagnosis of orofacial pain related to otorhinolaryngology (22,23).
CBCT is the imaging technique of choice for evaluating the osseous components of the TMJ. It provides essential information to help in the diagnosis of a variety of TMJ alterations, including osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, trauma and development disorders (Barghan et al., 2012).
TMJ studies have been carried out for a long time in the dentistry and medicine fields.
Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) application to masseter or temporal muscle as a treatment option in TMJ disorders has been reported to reduce pain and dysfunction and help increase mouth-opening range (6, 7).
Surgical treatment depends on the patient's age and contemplates TMJ reconstruction in conjunction with orthognathic surgery, usually necessary following completion of growth to maximize the functional and esthetic results [4].
One of the most important examples of stock TMJ prostheses is the metal-on-metal (Cr-Co) Christensen implant, whose behaviour has been analyzed not only from medical [15] but also from engineering view, as for instance carrying out numerical modelling using finite element analysis [16].