Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 272--275

Temporomandibular pain


S Raghavendra Prasad, N Ravi Kumar, HR Shruthi, SD Kalavathi 
 Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Siddahrtha Dental College, Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur, Karnataka, India

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S Raghavendra Prasad
Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Siddahrtha Dental College, Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur, Karnataka
India

Temporomandibular joint pain has various medical and dental etiological factors. The etiology of the temporomandibular joint pain is enigmatic, no single etiological factor is regarded as the cause. Its distribution is also not confined to a single area. This article presents the basic etiologic factors, its epidemiology, distribution of pain, classification of patients and the psychosocial behavior of patients suffering with temporomandibular pain. As overwhelming majority of medical and dental conditions/issues related to etiology of temporomandibular pain in patients have traditionally been presented and interpreted from the clinician's point of view.


How to cite this article:
Prasad S R, Kumar N R, Shruthi H R, Kalavathi S D. Temporomandibular pain.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2016;20:272-275


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Prasad S R, Kumar N R, Shruthi H R, Kalavathi S D. Temporomandibular pain. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2022 Jan 21 ];20:272-275
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