MYOGENOUS TMD (muscle
related) usually results from overwork,
fatigue or tension of the jaw and
supporting muscles resulting in jaw
ache, headache and sometimes neckache.
TMJ - ANTERIORLY DISPLACED DISC
ARTHROGENOUS TMD (joint
related) usually results from
inflammation, disease or degeneration of
the hard or soft tissues within the TMJ.
Capsulitis and synovitis (inflammation),
disc dislocation (also called internal
derangement) and degenerative arthritis
are the most common arthrogenous
disorders of the TMJ.
was updated on
November 13, 2011