temporomandibular joints


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temporomandibular joints

The encapsulated, bicondylar, synovial joints between the condyles of the mandible and the temporal bones of the skull.
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Key Words: Temporomandibular disorders, Temporomandibular joint dysfunction syndrome, Dental student.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is classified as a synovial joint, condylar, ellipsoid or bicondylar, and presents two main axes of movement, making it one of the most complex joints in the body (Vasconcellos et al.
It can be assumed that all the factors that affect the temporomandibular joints also affect the articular eminence and its inclination.
1b) which consist of the temporomandibular joints were positioned in a lateromedial direction (Fig.
The temporomandibular joint and the disck condyle relationship after functional orthopaedic treatment: a magnetic resonance imaging study Eur J Orthod 2001; 23(6):683-93.
Biopsychosocial factors associated with the subcategories of acute temporomandibular joint disorders.
On its basis it can be formulated that the trajectories plotted by moving mandibles head show a slight asymmetry of temporomandibular joints motion (Fig.
Thirty years ago temporomandibular joint dysfunction was considered primarily as a problem of occlusion.

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