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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Alternate Names : Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, TMJ, Costen's Syndrome

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

The results of a medical history and physical exam often cause a healthcare provider to suspect a temporomandibular disorder. Blood tests and X-rays are often used to make sure more serious diseases are not causing the symptoms. No single test can confirm the diagnosis. Dental X-rays can sometimes help make the diagnosis.


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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/20/01



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