temporo-


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temporo-

a combining form representing temple2: temporomandibular.
[< Latin tempor-, s. of tempus temple2 + -o-]
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Parafunctional habits are the main cause of distur- bances that enhance the progression of temporo- mandibular dysfunction but psychological changes such as depressive mood states and stress can also predispose to or sustain TMD [for a review 16].
Keeping good oral hygiene, attendance in the routine recall appointment, and not ignoring any problems regarding his facial muscles and Temporo- mandibular joint are the important factors that will help in the success of such a treatment.