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Volume 7 Issue 8 (August, 2019)

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Assessment of different Temporomandibular joint disorders among known population
Tanushri, Ashish Chauhan

Background: Temporomandibular Joint disorders are defined as heterogeneous group of psychological disorders, commonly characterized by orofacial pain, chewing dysfunction, or both. The present study was conducted to assess the prevalence of different Temporomandibular joint disorders among known population. Material and methods: The present study was conducted among 60 patients that attended the dental clinic for dental treatment underwent the routine examination of the TMJ, such as clicking, crepitation, limitation or deviation during mouth opening, and pain. It was done by individually examining each patient, taking a thorough history, and filling out a questionnaire for each patient, respectively. Physical examination of the collected sample was done. Along with the clinical examination of the patient, the aid of radiographs (if necessary) was also taken. Statistical analysis was done by using SPSS, version 22 (SPSS, Inc., Chicago, IL) and p<0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results: The present study was conducted among 60 patients. Presence of Temporomandibular disorders among male was 36(60%) and females 24(40%). Myofacial pain was the most common condition present among the population. Conclusion: The present study concluded that temporomandiular disorders were more common in males and th most prevalent disorder among population was Myofacial Pain.
Key words: Temporomandibular Joint disorders, orofacial pain.

Received: 13 March, 2019                               Revised:  10 June 2019                  Accepted: 12 June 2019

Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish Chauhan, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, SRMS Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Bhojipura, Bareilly
               
This article may be cited as: Tanushri, Chauhan A. Assessment of different Temporomandibular joint disorders among known population. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(8): 4-5.

 
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