Stabilisation splint therapy for temporomandibular pain dysfunction syndrome.

@article{AlAni2016StabilisationST,
  title={Stabilisation splint therapy for temporomandibular pain dysfunction syndrome.},
  author={M. Ziad Al‐Ani and Stephen J. Davies and Robin J.M. Gray and Philip Sloan and A-M. Glenny},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          CD002778
        }
}
BACKGROUND Pain dysfunction syndrome (PDS) is the most common temporomandibular disorder (TMD). There are many synonyms for this condition including facial arthromylagia, TMJ dysfunction syndrome, myofacial pain dysfunction syndrome, craniomandibular dysfunction and myofacial pain dysfunction. The aetiology of PDS is multifactorial and many different therapies have been advocated. OBJECTIVES To establish the effectiveness of stabilisation splint therapy in reducing symptoms in patients with… 

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