Is TMD an orofacial pain ?


IS TMD AN OROFACIAL PAIN ? Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a musculoskeletal disorder within the masticatory system. Jaw joint is the highly functional joint and also related to very important functions like chewing, speech. The envelope of the joint includes various crucial determinants like teeth, muscles of jaws and the bones itself. All of these structures orchestrate […]

Do you need an Occlusal Splint ?


Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) has many similarities to musculoskeletal disorders of other parts of the body, and therapeutic approaches for other musculoskeletal disorders generally apply to this disorder as well. Most commonly used medications for TMD problems include pain killers, muscle relaxants, which merely subside the symptoms. Reduction of the symptoms mostly is understood as recovery from the problem, but it is just the postponement of […]