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Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are typically characterized by pain in the masticatory muscles and temporomandibular joints (TMJs) and by limitation of mandibular mobility. In June 2019, the German Society of Craniomandibular Function and Disorders presented a screening tool to identify individuals with TMDs. The assessment tool consists of patient history (three questions related to jaw pain, one question related to impaired mandibular mobility) and a clinical examination (palpation of masticatory muscles and TMJs; evaluation of maximum jaw opening; assessment of the presence of occlusal disturbances; documentation of TMJ noises).
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Name: Schmerz (Berlin, Germany)
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) include pain and dysfunction in masticatory muscles and temporomandibular joints (TMJs). Applied relaxation (AR) is a coping skill that may be applicable for treatmen...
According to the large number of studies, there seems to be a significant relation between hyperdivergence growth pattern and temporomandibular disorders. However, it is not clearly scrutinized which ...
To verify the prevalence of sleep disorders in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) subjects in a Brazilian population-based, cross-sectional survey (N = 1,643).
Temporomandibular disorders - a biopsychosocial perspective Clinicians encountering patients complaining of jaw joint symptoms need to see and understand the patients' somatic complaint in the contex...
What is the minimal important difference of pain intensity, mandibular function, and headache impact in patients with temporomandibular disorders? Clinical significance analysis of a randomized controlled trial.
There are insufficient studies providing Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID) for outcomes related to temporomandibular disorders (TMD).
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD) includes disorders of the masticatory muscles in the stomatognathic system, temporomandibular joints and the surrounding structures. They are oft...
Temporomandibular joint disorders are ranked third among the most common stomatological diseases after dental caries and periodontal problems. Type of dysfunction is determined by environm...
Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD) are a family of musculoskeletal disorders that represent the most common chronic orofacial pain condition. TMJD is associated with persistent pain ...
The patients who applied to the hospital for orthodontic treatment were asked various questions to evaluate their oral health related quality of life, malocclusions and self reported tempo...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether osteopathic manipulative treatment associated to Dentistry care and speech therapy improves pain and function in individuals with temporom...
Diseases or disorders of the muscles of the head and neck, with special reference to the masticatory muscles. The most notable examples are TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS and TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.
A variety of conditions affecting the anatomic and functional characteristics of the temporomandibular joint. Factors contributing to the complexity of temporomandibular diseases are its relation to dentition and mastication and the symptomatic effects in other areas which account for referred pain to the joint and the difficulties in applying traditional diagnostic procedures to temporomandibular joint pathology where tissue is rarely obtained and x-rays are often inadequate or nonspecific. Common diseases are developmental abnormalities, trauma, subluxation, luxation, arthritis, and neoplasia. (From Thoma's Oral Pathology, 6th ed, pp577-600)
Training or retraining of the buccal, facial, labial, and lingual musculature in toothless conditions; DEGLUTITION DISORDERS; TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS; MALOCCLUSION; and ARTICULATION DISORDERS.
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The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...