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1

name the TMJ disorders

1. clenching
2. bruxism
3. trauma
4. subluxation
5. "sounds"

2

dislocation of joint that is when the condyle gets ahead of the articular eminence. You get stuck out there is known as which TMJ disorder?

subluxation

3

clenching combined with grinding is known as which TMJ disorder?

bruxism

4

holding teeth together is know as which TMJ disorder?

clenching

5

what kind of sounds can be TMJ disorders?

clicking and popping

6

TMJ can also be caused by?

trauma to the jaw or TMJ