History factors associated with symptoms of temporomandibular disorders.

@article{Pullinger1988HistoryFA,
  title={History factors associated with symptoms of temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={Andrew G Pullinger and Alcides A. Monteiro},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1988},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={117-24}
}
Differences in prevalence of head or neck trauma, orthodontic treatment and molar oral surgery procedures reported by individuals were compared among patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and with two comparison groups (a sample of asymptomatic individuals, and a sample with mild or early signs). Association to specific TMD symptoms was tested amongst the comparison groups. Trauma was the most significant factor characterizing TMD patients. History of trauma was also more common among… CONTINUE READING

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