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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Electromyographic Evaluation Of Masseter And Anterior Temporalis Muscles In Patients With Temporomandibular Disorders Following Interocclusal Appliance Treatment.
Author: Landulpho, A B
E Silva, W A B
E Silva, F A
Vitti, M
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the interocclusal appliance efficiency in patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD), by using computerized electromyographic (EMG) evaluation in the rest position of the mandible. Twenty-two patients (male and female) with TMD symptoms, between 18 and 53 years of age, were examined. EMG evaluations were performed before the treatment and during the 90th, 120th and 150th day of using the interocclusal appliance therapy. In the 90th and 120th day, inserting canine guidance and group function disclusion, respectively, changed interocclusal appliance. The results showed that group function disclusion caused shorter EMG activity in the mandible rest position for the anterior temporalis muscle.
Subject: Adolescent
Adult
Dental Occlusion
Diagnosis, Computer-assisted
Electromyography
Female
Humans
Male
Masseter Muscle
Middle Aged
Regression Analysis
Temporal Muscle
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15009591
Date Issue: 2004
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