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Types of Jaw conditions

Jaw conditions: Types list

The list of types of Jaw conditions mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

temporomandibular disorders generally fall into three main categories:

  • Myofascial pain. This is the most common form of TMD, which involves discomfort or pain in the muscles that control jaw function, as well as the neck and shoulder muscles.

  • Internal deranqement of the TMJ. This involves a dislocated jaw, displaced disc, or injury to the condyle.

  • Degenerative joint disease. This includes diseases such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in the TMJ.

(Source: excerpt from TMD-TMJ (Jaw Disorders): NWHIC)

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