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What does TMD stand for?

TMD stands for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

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[FIGURE 2 OMITTED] [FIGURE 3 OMITTED] TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION AND CRANIAL STRAINS: Thirty years ago temporomandibular joint dysfunction was considered primarily as a problem of occlusion.
The former may occur as a result of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, vascular bruits, swallowing, and other sources of physiologic sounds that are heard by affected individuals; objective tinnitus can be heard by others and measured.
To be a definitive work on temporomandibular joint dysfunction, the book should have included a discussion of the kinds of accidents that often cause TMJ injuries and how to handle a case arising from them.
Working as a team, dental professionals are able to correct masticatory function, enhance appearances, and prevent future abnormalities such as temporomandibular joint dysfunction, early loss of teeth secondary to periodontal disorders, and excessive wear of teeth.