Research Diagnostic criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders: current status & future relevance.

  title={Research Diagnostic criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders: current status & future relevance.},
  author={Samuel Franklin Dworkin},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  volume={37 10},
The Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD), published in 1992, was based on international expert recommendations and available empirical data. The major rationale was to offer a putative diagnostic and classification system whose reliability, validity and clinical usefulness for TMD diagnosis and classification could be scientifically evaluated and then revised using an evidence-based model for successive iterations. The present journal issue attests to the… CONTINUE READING

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