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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Also called: Craniomandibular Disorder, CMD, Costen's Syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, TMJ syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome, TMJ dysfunction, TMJ Disorder, TMJ, Temporomandibular Disorder

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TMJ pain disorders usually occur because of unbalanced activity, spasm, or overuse of the jaw muscles. Symptoms tend to be chronic, and treatment is...
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A complete dental and medical evaluation is often necessary and recommended to evaluate patients with suspected TMJ disorders. One or more of the...
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The mainstay of treatment for acute TMJ pain is heat and ice, soft diet, and anti-inflammatory medications. Jaw rest: It can be beneficial to keep...
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TMJ disorders are a group of complex problems of the jaw joint. TMJ disorders are also sometimes referred to as myofacial pain dysfunction and...
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Temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are the joints where the jaw attaches to the skull, just in front of the ears.
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This is a method of relieving pain whereby pain medication or anesthesia is injected into tender muscles called trigger points. In dentistry, this is...
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These terms are given to a problem that concerns the muscles and joint that connect the lower jaw with the skull. The condition is characterized by...
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Temporomandibular (TM) disorders is the name given to several problems with jaw movement and pain in and around the jaw joints.You may also hear TM...
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