What is the prognosis 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:

  • Prognosis of TMJ disorders is improved with early diagnosis.
  • TMJ disorders often progress to a chronic state.
  • Some cases may be self-limiting.
  • Patients with ear symptoms tend to have a prolonged course of illness.

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