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Acta stomatologica Croatica, Vol.31 No.3 September 1997. -

This study investigates the relationship between reported bruxism,

recurrent headaches and signs o f TMJ dysfunction. 244 consecutive patients attending the Examination and Emergency Primary Care Unit

for dental treatment, were examined for signs of TMJ dysfunction. The

patients also completed a questionnaire which determined the prevalence o f recurrent headaches and habitual bruxism. Results were analysed using cross-tabulation to obtain chi-square values to investigate associations between reported bruxism, recurrent headaches and TMJ dysfunction. There was a highly significant relationship between: TMJ and masticatory muscle pain and recurrent headaches p



Author: Robert G. Jagger - ; Senior Lecturer & Consultant in Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Wal

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