Study Evaluates Risk Factors for Chronic Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders

August 23rd, 2014 | Posted in TMJD

A research supported by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) indicates that:

·         TMJD patients experience lower back pain, headaches and fibromyalgia.

·         Chronic TMJD can be cause by genetic variability.

·         The incidence of chronic TMJD isn’t related to social economic status.

·         Chronic TMJD is associated with parts of the nervous system that control pain perception.

Read more here:


http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/ResearchResults/NewsReleases/PressStatements/ChronicTMJD.htm