temporomandibular love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or formed by the temporal bone and the mandible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or relating to both the temporal bone and mandible

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the temporal bone and the mandible, or lower jaw-bone. See temporomaxillary.


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  • Temporomandibular joint TMJ pain is caused by inflammation in the small joint of the jaw, called the temporomandibular joint.


  • Inflammation of the jaw, and pain while eating can be one of the earliest symptoms of a maxillofacial condition called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).

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  • We inject a high-dose steroid directly into the joint, most commonly the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), in the jaw, or the subtalar joint, in the foot.

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  • We are specialists in reconstructions and the biomechanics of jaw joints, explains Cheng, whose training makes him an expert in temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMJ.

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  • Women are about 50 percent more likely to have temporomandibular disorders, also known as TMJ, or jaw pain, experienced by 4-12 percent of the population.

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  • I can use these test results, along with elements of the patient's history, to show the patient that his ear pain is temporomandibular joint disease and not an infection, that his sinus problem is actually migraine, and that his throat infection is a manifestation of reflux.

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  • If a person has a pre-existing jaw condition (such as a temporomandibular joint condition, otherwise known as "TMJ"), chewing gum can also help to aggravate the condition, as well as provide extra wear and tear on the cartilage surrounding the jaw joints.

    Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.: Mouth Health: Is Chewing Gum, Good Or Bad ?

  • My oral surgeon suspects temporomandibular joint disorder in my jaw joints, and MRIs and a painful procedure called an arthrogram confirm his diagnosis.

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  • The temporomandibular joint is that little unassuming bump in front of each ear that joins the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull.

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  • We're an appearance-based society, to a large extent, and "you don't look sick" is a far-too-common statement. talkstowolves has posted about her experiences living with temporomandibular joint dysfunction TMJD, as well as a variety of other conditions.

    seanan_mcguire: Invisible conditions and the hyperkinetic author.


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