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Benaz H. Treatment of temporomandibular joint sounds and clicks by occlusion adjustment. jdm. 1997; 10 (1) :5-15
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-606-en.html
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA People are generally familiar with temporomandibular joint sounds and consider them as normal sounds that rarely needs treatment while unbalanced occlusion is one of the most important risk factors of TMJ disorder.TMD can cause Burning sensation in tongue and throat, tinnitus and pain.  Unlike the other joints in the body, temporomandibular joint has avascular and fibrous articular interface in both sides. Joint sounds can be developed in one or both side in forms of clicking or grinding while at the beginning or at the end of mouth opening as well as at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of mouth closure. The recommended treatments involve occlusion therapy, psychotherapy, physiotherapy and medications.

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Published: 2013/07/27

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