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Table 2 Changes in Helkimo Clinical Dysfunction Index at first examination and after a 1-year follow-up examination for each TMD subtypes

From: Occlusal adjustment using the bite plate-induced occlusal position as a reference position for temporomandibular disorders: a pilot study

  Myofacial Disc disp. Arthritis
CDI 1 st Exam. 1 y 1 st Exam. 1 y 1 st Exam. 1 y
Di O 0% 80% 0% 86% 0% 0%
Di I 0% 20% 36% 14% 0% 100%
Di II 40% 0% 43% 0% 50% 0%
Di III 20% 0% 21% 0% 50% 0%
  1. CDI: Helkimo Clinical Dysfunction Index; 1st Exam.: first examination; 1 y: 1-year follow-up examination; Disc disp.: Disc displacement; Myofacial: Myofacial pain. Di O: no TMD; Di I: mild TMD; Di II: moderate TMD; and Di III: severe TMD.