Current concepts in pediatric temporomandibular joint disorders: Part 1. Etiology, epidemiology, and classification.


BACKGROUND Pediatric temporomandibular joint dysfunction, resulting from either soft-tissue or skeletal disorders, may be congenital or acquired. Congenital temporomandibular joint disorders are uncommon. The authors review their experience with pediatric temporomandibular joint disorders and propose a new classification system. METHODS Clinical records… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181ebe207