temporomandibular disorder


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tem·po·ro·man·di·bu·lar dis·or·der

(tem'pŏr-ō-man-dib'yū-lăr dis-ōr'dĕr)
An inclusive term for all functional disturbances of the masticatory system including temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, myofacial pain-dysfunction syndrome, and temporomandibular pain-dysfunction syndrome.

tem·por·o·man·di·bu·lar dis·or·der

(tem'pŏr-ō-man-dib'yū-lăr dis-ōr'dĕr)
An inclusive term for all functional disturbances of masticatory system including temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, myofacial pain-dysfunction syndrome, and temporomandibular pain-dysfunction syndrome.

temporomandibular disorder,

n a disorder associated with one or both of the temporomandibular joints.
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Influence of psychological factors on risk of temporomandibular disorders.
TMJ implants also can be used to treat temporomandibular disorder (TMD) that has not responded to more conservative treatments such as limiting jaw movement, soft diet, jaw splint or adjustments, medicine to reduce pain, or physical therapy.
Integrating the scientific literature, clinical trials, and clinical experiences, this manual is designed to enhance the dentist's ability to help patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD).
The size, position and movement of the jaw muscles also is a factor, which is why 70 percent of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) patients complain of this problem.
This sophisticated technology offers relief for the estimated 20 percent of Americans who suffer from bruxism (nighttime teeth grinding) and temporomandibular disorder (TMD).
1 /PRNewswire/ -- Behavior changes induced by academic stress may cause gum inflammation, cavities, bruxism and temporomandibular disorder symptoms for some high school and college students this year, reports the Academy of General Dentistry, an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education.
99% of dentists polled are seeing patients exhibiting signs of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) -- defined as pain in or around the ear caused by diseases such as arthritis, injuries to the jaw, head, or neck, and other factors to the teeth.
Musculoskeletal orofacial pain is sometimes caused by temporomandibular disorders (TMDs).
De Leeuw and Klasser offer guidelines for the evidence-based assessment, diagnosis, and management of orofacial pain conditions, with the most detail on temporomandibular disorders (TMDs).
These trials involved the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (Ritenbaugh 2008), anxiety (Cooley 2009) and multiple sclerosis (Shinto 2008).

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