Association between TMD treatment need, sick leaves, and use of health care services for adults.

@article{Kuttila1997AssociationBT,
  title={Association between TMD treatment need, sick leaves, and use of health care services for adults.},
  author={Marjaana Kuttila and Seppo Kuttila and Yrsa Le Bell and Pentti Alanen},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={242-8}
}
The objective of this study was to analyze the relationship between need for treatment of temporomandibular disorders, sick leaves, and use of health care services in a study population of 441 adults born between 1927 and 1967. The findings indicated that these were strongly associated. The results were in agreement with earlier studies suggesting that stomatognathic disorders are one link between medicine and dentistry in health care. Subjects with temporomandibular disorders were… CONTINUE READING