Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders

Gender is the biggest risk factor in the development of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and orofacial pain. Gender differences in pain thresholds, temporal summation, pain expectations, and somatic awareness exist in…

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Violence and Abuse

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Violence and Abuse

Violence and abuse (V/A) is recognized as a significant public health problem, especially in females. Injuries to the head, neck, and/or mouth are clearly visible to the dental team during…

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Women’s Oral Health

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Women’s Oral Health

This article examines the differences and interaction between sex and gender, and how they affect women’s oral and general health. The authors provide a definition of women’s health, and examples…

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Erratum

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Erratum

Errors were made in the January 2013 issue of Dental Clinics on pages 107 and 113 in “Temporomandibular Joint Disorders in Children” by James A. Howard. On page 107, the…

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