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Demographic Characteristics of Patients with Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)

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Page : 102-104

Keywords : TMJ; TMD; demographic characteristics; dysfunction; prosthetic treatment;

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Temporomandibular disorders are a heterogeneous group of conditions involving the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles and related structures. The aim of the present study is to make demographic characteristics of patients with TMD. For the purposes of the present study, 152 patients in need of prosthetic treatment due to varying degrees of edentulousness were selected. The subjects of the study were 152 patients who were examined in Faculty of Dental medicine-Varna. The mean age of the patients is 60.5 years ? 12.8 years. Very often TMS dysfunction is associated with impaired occlusion, which is directly related to tooth loss. TMS dysfunction is more common in adult patients. Females are more affected by TMJ disorders.

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