T/F: The exact etiology of the most common TMDs is unknown
Which of the following occlusal discrepencies has shown to have a strong assocition with TMD's discrepancies between centric relation and centric occlusion, nonworking side occlusal interferences, and Angle's occlusal classification?
None of the above
T/F: pain might be a factor in producing the occlusal changes that are sometimes reported by patients with TMDs
T/F: treatment for TMD should be reversible
T/F: according to studies, muscle hyperactivity/bruxism causes TMD pain
T/F: Psychological disorders are a common cause of TMD
T/F: Psychological distress associated with TMD patients is most likely caused by the chronic TMD pain
Myofascial pain with arthralgia and myofascial pain were only associated with what related (risk) factors?
trauma, clenching, third molar removal, somatization, and female gender
Although the prevalence of one or more signs of mandibular pain and dysfunction is high in the population, only about ___% have symptoms severe enough to require treatment
Available evidence suggests TMD is more prevalent in what age group and what gender?
20-40 yo; females
T/F: RDC/TMD were designed to allow standardization and replication of research into the most common forms of muscle and joint-related TMD
Disc disorders are now differentiated on the basis of what type of imaging?
diagnosis of ____ ____ ___ ___ ___ ____ may be the most problematic diagnosis without imaging
chronic articular disc displacement without
what is chronic pain disorder characterized by pain localized to teeth or gingiva, has been considered to be a variant of AFP ("phantom tooth pain")