Functional and psychosocial impact related to specific temporomandibular disorder diagnoses.

@article{Reissmann2007FunctionalAP,
  title={Functional and psychosocial impact related to specific temporomandibular disorder diagnoses.},
  author={Daniel R Reissmann and Mike T John and Oliver Schierz and Robert W Wassell},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={643-50}
}
OBJECTIVES Comparing the level of impaired oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in patients with a specific temporomandibular disorder (TMD) diagnosis to general population subjects unaffected by TMD to derive the unique functional and psychosocial impact due to TMD. METHODS A sample of 471 consecutive treatment seeking adult patients with at least one physical (axis I) TMD diagnosis according to the research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) was included… CONTINUE READING