Primary treatment modalities for temporomandibular disorders

  • Nirmal Famila Bettie Department of Prosthodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
  • Suganya R Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Thai Mookambikai Dental college and Hospitals, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
  • Dr. Suryaprabha Department of Prosthodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
  • Dr. Subalakshmi Department of Prosthodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India
Keywords: Temporomandibular joint, Pain, Stress management

Abstract

Temporomandibular disorder is a very common problem encountering up to 33  of individual in their lifetime. These disorders include muscular conditions, such as myofacial pain and disorders affecting the temporomandibular joint complex, such as disc replacement disorders and arthritic diseases. This paper outlines temporomandibular disorder`s etiologic factors, treatment goals, home care, and psychologic support / intervention in stress management.

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Published
2019-01-19
How to Cite
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Bettie N, R S, Suryaprabha D, Subalakshmi D. Primary treatment modalities for temporomandibular disorders. IJBR [Internet]. 19Jan.2019 [cited 18Feb.2019];10(1):e5003. Available from: https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijbr/article/view/5003
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Review Article