Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics
versão On-line ISSN 2176-9451
CARRARA, Simone Vieira; CONTI, Paulo César Rodrigues e BARBOSA, Juliana Stuginski. Statement of the 1st Consensus on Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain. Dental Press J. Orthod. [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.3, pp. 114-120. ISSN 2176-9451. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2176-94512010000300014.
This Statement of the 1st Consensus on Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain was created with the purpose of substituting controversies for scientific evidence within this specialty field of dentistry. The document provides clear and well-grounded guidance to dentists and other health professionals about the care required by patients both in the process of differential diagnosis and during the stage when they undergo treatment to control pain and dysfunction. The Statement was approved in January 2010 at a meeting held during the International Dental Congress of São Paulo and draws together the views of Brazil's most respected professionals in the specialty of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain.
Palavras-chave : Bruxism; TMJ; Temporomandibular joint disorders; Headache; Dentistry; Cervicalgia (neck pain).