Available VersionsRDC/TMD   DC/TMD    RDC/TMDv2
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Components (bold)

  • Patient History Questionnaire
  • Clinical Exam Form
  • Revised Exam Commands
  • Exam Specifications
  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • Axis II Scoring
  • Patient Results Summary

Translation Team Members

  • Mike T. John, University of Leipzig (current affiliation: University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Christian Hirsch, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (currently: Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Leipzig)


  • Thomas Reiber, University of Leipzig
  • Samuel F. Dworkin, University of Washington

Comments Regarding this Instrument

  • Revision: March 15, 2008Please cite the following when referring to this translation:

    John MT, Hirsch C, Reiber T, Dworkin S (2006). Translating the research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders into German: evaluation of content and process. Journal of Orofacial Pain. 20:43-52.


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Stage Completed (bold)

  • Independent Back-translation
  • Independent Review
  • Cultural Equivalency
  • Field-testing
  • Validation
  • Published