Publication: Journal of Orofacial Pain Winter 2011 Volume 25 , Issue 1 Effect of Chewing Upon Disc Reduction in the Temporomandibular Joint Stanimira Kalaykova, DDS/Frank Lobbezoo, DDS, PhD/Machiel Naeije, PhD Aims: To test whether an intensive chewing exercise influences the moment of disc reduction in subjects with or without reports of intermittent locking of the […]
Here is an interesting abstract on research found regarding the misdiagnosis of TMJ/TMD: J Orofac Pain. 2009 Fall;23(4):360-5. Giant cell arteritis misdiagnosed as temporomandibular disorder: a case report and review of the literature. Reiter S, Winocur E, Goldsmith C, Emodi-Perlman A, Gorsky M. Deparment of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental […]
Follow the link to see Dr. Stan Farrell’s article on CNBC. Stress & TMJ Syndrome: Is Your Stressful Life Taking a Physical Toll on Your Body?
British Dental Journal 197, 35 – 41 (2004) Published online: 10 July 2004 doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4811420 Subject Category: TMD disorders Treatment of temporomandibular disorders by stabilising splints in general dental practice: results after initial treatment R W Wassell1, N Adams2 & P J Kelly3 •During the first six weeks of treatment, the occlusal surface of the splint […]
Clinical Journal of Pain: POST AUTHOR CORRECTIONS, 20 December 2010 doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31820215f5 Temporomandibular Disorders and Associated Clinical Comorbidities Abstract Objective: Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJD) are ill-defined, painful debilitating disorders. This study was undertaken to identify the spectrum of clinical manifestations based on self-report from affected patients. Methods: A total of 1511 TMJD-affected individuals […]