It has been estimated that the prevalence of temporomandibular disorders is in 20-30% of population, but the need for treatment is in less than 5%. However, early treatment is needed for individuals with limitation of opening mouth or pain during mandibular function.
Keywords: Temporomandibular disorders, temoromandibular joint, epidemiological study, cross-sectional study, TMJ clicking, parafunction, lip biting, tongue biting, nail biting, facial pain, locking, bruxism, headache.
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Cite this chapter as:Kengo Torii ;
Prevalence of Temporomandibular Disorders, Evidence-Based Occlusal Management for Temporomandibular Disorders (2015) 1: 3. https://doi.org/10.2174/9781608057832115010003
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