Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

A Study Regarding Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) Has Implications for Audiologists

Sampaio and colleagues in a recently-published article evaluated the prevalence of and relationship between several factors on temporomandibular disorders (TMD). These authors define TMD “as a cluster of disorders characterized by pain in the preauricular area, masticatory muscles and temporomandibular joint (TMJ), limitation or deviations in the mandibular range of motion, and clicking of the TMJ during the mandibular function.”


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