International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 2, Part H
Milestones of temperomandibular joint
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Savina Gupta, Dr. Nidhi Singh Baghel and Dr. Jai Narula
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) has many anatomic and functional features that makes it unique and complex joint amongst all the joint of human body. Age is one of the most significant factors in occurrence of TMJ changes. These changes have not been completely clarified as the etiological factors for TMJ disorders.
This review of literature, attempts to make age related changes of TMJ, comprehensible. The aim of this article is to access and understand changes which TMJ undergoes during different phases of life.
Methods:This article was made by dividing a human life in eight stages and stating the possible effects of age on TMJ, in each stage.
Results: We have formulated an analysis of all changes happening in TMJ at different stages of life, to make it a valuable tool for diagnosing different ailments with regards to TMJ.
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