What are the demographics of TMJ syndrome?

Updated: Jan 02, 2018
  • Author: Vivian Tsai, MD, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • No apparent association with race exists.
  • Female-to-male ratio is roughly 4:1.
  • Highest incidence of TMJ syndrome is in adults aged 20-40 years
  • TMJ syndrome is found infrequently in the pediatric population

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