Effects of Estrogen in Temporomandibular Disorders
More prevalent among women during their reproductive years, temporomandibular disorders may be affected by hormonal fluctuations.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define and describe temporomandibular disorders (TMDs).
- Discuss the significance of estrogen and TMD-related pain.
- Explain effective strategies for caring for patients with TMDs.
This course was issued in February 2020 and expires February 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.