Abhishek Gupta | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abhishek Gupta

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital, Jabal, India


  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders in Orthodontic Patients of Bundelkhand Region, India
    Author(s): Tarulatha R Shyagali*, Ruchi Jha, Anil Tiwari, Abhishek Gupta and Deepak Bhayya

    Background: Temporo Mandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders are most commonly encountered problem in dental clinics. The study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of TMJ disorders in Bundelkand population, India. Materials and Methods:A questionnaire based cross sectional study was done on the sample of 400 Bundelkand populations using the systemic random sampling. Out 400 samples, 320 were females and 80 were males with the mean age of 20.9 ± 2.72 years. TMJ related health status questionnaire consisted of three domains viz; pain, trauma, jaw components, eye-ear and breathing components. Frequency of the response was recorded and was analyzed. Further, the data was subjected to statistical chi square test to evaluate the difference between the male and female participants. Result: Headaches were the most commonly cited reason for the pain (60.3%) followed by the Stiff neck (32.8%). Eigh.. Read More»
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