Screening for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)
Screening is done to find a problem and treat it early. Tests are given to people who do not have symptoms but who may be at high risk.
There are no screening tests or guidelines for TMD.
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- Daniel A. Ostrovsky, MD
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