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What does TMD stand for?

TMD stands for Temporomandibular Disorder

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Brendan Stacks, who have made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge and clinical practice in the field of Craniofacial Pain (CFP) and Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD).
compile 38 chapters that outline the basic science and current practices for the clinical use of botulinum toxin in non-cosmetic conditions that occur in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, orthopedics, and surgery, such as dystonias, myofascial pain, dermatologic and cosmetic disorders, motor disorders in cerebral palsy, bruxism and temporomandibular disorders, headache, overactive bladder, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, arthritis, and wound healing.
People who regularly force their mouths open to consume such burgers are subject to temporomandibular disorders, a malfunction of the jaw joints, he said.
Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are a cluster of diagnoses including the temporomandibular joints (TMJs), the musculature associated with the activity of mastication and associated structures.