TMJ


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TMJ

abbr.
temporomandibular joint
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Absorbing the Japanese marketing and product planning functions of TMJ will help TMC to formulate and carry out an integrated marketing strategy incorporating product planning, promotions, and dealer initiatives.
Muscles of mastication are the muscles associated with TMJ that are primarily involved in the act of mastication.
The areas of pain reported are in the region of masseter, temporalis, and lower border of the mandible near the molar area and in the ear or TMJ region [Table 1].
1983) defined TMD as a group of orofacial disorders characterised by pain in the preauricular area, TMJ, or muscles of mastication, limitations and deviations in mandibular range of motion, TMJ sounds during jaw function.
Up to 10 million people in the United States, primarily women, have TMJ disorders, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging remain important for proper assessment due to the similarity of clinical manifestations of TMJ arthritis.
Smartmedical and TMJ have agreed to continue their collaborative research.
Yet TMJ pain patients are encouraged to repeat this treatment every 12 weeks.
She was diagnosed with bilateral TMJ dislocation clinically, which was confirmed with X-ray of mandible.
The pathogenesis of TMJ ankylosis remains unclear, [sup][1] but there are several hypotheses, [sup][2] such as intra-articular hematoma, [sup][3] extracapsular hematoma, [sup][4] distraction osteogenesis, [sup][5] hypertrophic nonunion, [sup][6] hypercoagulability, [sup][7] and genetic predisposition.