TMD , Illness or Disease?

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TMD… an ‘Illness’ or a ‘Disease’? Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is a collective term that embraces a number of clinical problems involving the masticatory (chewing) muscles, the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and associated structures.  TMD’s are considered as a sub-classification of musculoskeletal disorders.  TMD has also been defined as conditions consisting of alterations in the morphology (shape…