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T/F: No one physical finding can be relied on to establish a TMD diagnosisTrue
What is the most consistent clinical examination finding present in TMDs?Masticatory muscle tenderness on palpation
In the literature... the 4 most common clinical features that distinguish TMD patients from normal patients?Restricted passive mouth opening, Masticatory muscle tenderness on palpation, Restricted maximal mouth opening & An uncorrected deviation on maximum mouth opening and tenderness on palpation
Patient is opening his mouth as wide as he can and his jaw deviates to the right... where is the problem... right or left TMJ?Left (anterior dislocation... failure to limit forward movement)
The normal MIO is ___ mm (or a range of _________-_________ mm)40 mm; range of 35-50 mm
Normal lateral and protrusive movements are ____ mm7 mm
RDC/TMD guidelines recommend how many lbs of pressure for the joint and how many lbs of pressure for the muscles when palpating?1 lb joint; 2 lbs muscles
Palpation of masticatory muscles should be done while the muscles are in a ____ stateResting
Which muscle cannot be palpated clinically?Lateral Pterygoid
Unilateral headache in an older woman is a sign of _____ ______Temporal Arteritis


Question Answer
T/F: A patient with clinical signs of joint sounds but not pain should have TMJ imaging takenFalse (joint sounds alone do not require imaging)

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