Hormonal fluctuations may be a contributing risk factor for TMD-related pain.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define and describe temporomandibular disorders (TMD).
- Discuss the significance of estrogen and TMD-related pain.
- Provide oral health professionals with recommendations on caring for patients with TMD.
This course was issued in January 2020 and expires January 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.