temporomandibular joint

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Noun1.temporomandibular joint - the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bonetemporomandibular joint - the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely

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n. articulación temporomaxilar, rel. a la articulación entre la mandíbula y el hueso temporal.
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These factors include genetics, stress, changes in dental occlusion, muscular dysfunction and systemic conditions which may manifest in the temporomandibular joint.
TMD is stress-related as much as it has to do with muscle overload, where the patients display joint symptoms - such as joint pain, reduced jaw movement, clicking or popping of the temporomandibular joint.
The main clinical alterations are: headache, neck pain, temporomandibular joint pain, muscle pain, muscle fatigue, limitation of opening of the mouth, opening deviation and joint noises (9).
Stacey, an airport security badging coordinator who lives in Vancouver, Washington, suffers from temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder, known as TMD (also often called TMJ), which impairs the jaw joint and the muscles that control it, causing pain as well as embarrassment.
In this position, mandible purely rotates in the sagittal plane around the Terminal Hinge Axis (THA) passing through the two (medial and lateral) poles of both condyles and mouth is opened up to 20-25 mm for normal talking and respiration without translation in the upper compartment of temporomandibular joint.
Human temporomandibular joint is an integrative component of the masticatory apparatus, one of the most complex joints in the human body, and is still the subject of extensive investigations and controversy(4,5).
Chewing gum can cause jaw muscle imbalance (if you chew on one side more than the other) it can cause temporomandibular joint disorder in your jaw, which can be a painful chronic condition.
RelaxBogen is an external head device for the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction symptoms, unconscious teeth grinding and clenching.
Delivery of endoscopic assembly for arthroscopy of the temporomandibular joint to visualize the intra-articular space of the temporomandibular joint and surgical interventions in the jaw joints for Dental Clinic, including accessories, transport, customs, installation, commissioning, operator training and delivery of appropriate documentation, warranty service and also by other conditions tender documentation.
Dislocation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the dislodgment of the head of condyle from the glenoid fossa.

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