Table 2: Health care providers TMD patients are referred to by dentist specialty (total number and percentage).

Dentist specialty
Patients referral toGeneral dentistOrthodontistEndodontistProsthodontistPeriodontistOral surgeonOther

General dentist26940213
17.81%45.00%44.44%40.00%20.00%27.27%
Orthodontist53020144
36.30%22.22%20.00%80.00%36.36%
Endodontist3100100
2.05%5.00%20.00%
Prosthodontist18242221
12.33%10.00%44.44%50.00%40.00%40.00%9.09%
Periodontist6020000
4.11%22.22%
Oral surgeon1001031307
68.49%50.00%33.33%25.00%60.00%63.64%
Physical therapist421111241
28.77%55.00%11.11%25.00%40.00%80.00%9.09%
Physician15501010
10.27%25.00%25.00%20.00%
Psychologist6501000
4.11%25.00%25.00%
Speech pathologist1100001
0.68%5.00%9.09%
Other34631104
23.29%30.00%33.33%25.00%20.00%36.36%