Study Evaluates Risk Factors for Chronic Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders
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.
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