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J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 21(1): 36-43 Back to browse issues page
Etiology of TMJ disorders in patients reffered to Shahed Dental School Tehran-2000
Azar Darbandi Corresponding Author: Dr. * 1, Ali Jajoei Dr.
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Background & Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of TMJ disorders in a group of patients reffered to Shahed dental school.

Methods & Materials: A total of 52 patients with TMJ disorders were studied. Patients were evaluated for age, sex, medical history, dental history, socioeconomic status, occlusion, pain, sounds of joint, muscles tenderness, maximum opening, premature contacts, clenching and bruxism.

Results: The results showed 35 patients were female and 16 were male. Mid age of patients was 18-49, and most of them were 20-29. The prevalence of TMJ disorders were found to be high in women. Joint clicking and pain were the most common complaints. Correct treatment planning will reduce signes and symtoms.

J Dent Sch 2003 21(1): 36-43

Keywords: Temporo Mandibular Joint (TMJ), Sounds of TMJ, Bruxism, Clenching
Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/09/6
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Darbandi A, Jajoei A. Etiology of TMJ disorders in patients reffered to Shahed Dental School Tehran-2000. J Dent Sch. 2003; 21 (1) :36-43
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