Validity of three screening questions (3Q/TMD) in relation to the DC/TMD.

  title={Validity of three screening questions (3Q/TMD) in relation to the DC/TMD.},
  author={Anna L{\"o}vgren and Corine Mirjam Visscher and Birgitta H{\"a}ggman-Henrikson and Frank Lobbezoo and Susanna Marklund and Anders W{\"a}nman},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  volume={43 10},
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are common but seem to be largely undetected within general dental care. To improve dentists' awareness of these symptoms, three screening questions (3Q/TMD) have been introduced. Our aim was to validate 3Q/TMD in relation to the diagnostic criteria for TMD (DC/TMD), while taking into account the severity level of the symptoms. The study population consisted of 7831 individuals 20-69 years old, who had their routine dental check-up at the Public Dental Health… CONTINUE READING
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