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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) describes a variety of conditions that affect jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints and nerves associated with chronic facial pain. Symptoms may occur on one or both sides of the face, head or jaw, or develop after an injury. TMD affects more than twice as many women than men.
  
Updated: November 2008 
 
Source: Know Your Teeth – Hot Topics

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