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International Primary Care Association

Clinical Focus Volume 8 N3

Temporomandibular Disorders (TMDs): a common musculoskeletal pain in the face


This article aims to provide a “bite-sized” guide to the aetiology, diagnosis and assessment, and initial management of TMDs. TMDs are a common musculoskeletal complaint often presenting as pain in the (oro)facial region. They have the potential to develop into a persistent pain condition and be conservatively managed initially.

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  • Authors: J Durham
  • Keywords: TMDs, Temporomandibular disorders, TMJ, Temporomandibular joint, Orofacial pain, Facial pain
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