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Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice

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#1
H Clifton Simmons
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 21, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28317450/personality-traits-are-potentially-associated-with-the-presence-of-chronic-temporomandibular-joint-pain-in-patients-without-effusion-as-determined-by-t-2-weighted-magnetic-resonance
#2
Daniele Manfredini, Silvia Cerea, Chiara Pavan, Luca Guarda-Nardini
OBJECTIVE: The study aimed at investigating personality traits in chronic temporomandibular joints (TMJ) pain patients with and without joint effusion. METHODS: Two groups of chronic TMJ pain patients were recruited. The TMJ pain control group was composed of patients showing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signs of TMJ effusion, while the TMJ pain test group included patients with chronic TMJ pain seemingly not justified, due to the absence of MRI-detected disorders...
March 20, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28317439/patterns-of-cervical-and-masticatory-impairment-in-subgroups-of-people-with-temporomandibular-disorders-an-explorative-approach-based-on-factor-analysis
#3
Nikolaus Ballenberger, Harry von Piekartz, Mira Danzeisen, Toby Hall
OBJECTIVES: To identify clinical patterns of impairment affecting the cervical spine and masticatory systems in different subcategories of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) by an explorative data-driven approach. METHODS: For this observational study, 144 subjects were subdivided according to Research Diagnostic Criteria for TMDs into: Healthy controls, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) signs without symptoms, TMJ affected, temporomandibular muscles affected, or TMJ and muscles affected...
March 20, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28303737/three-dimensional-mandibular-motion-in-skeletal-class-iii-patients
#4
Alessandro Ugolini, Andrea Mapelli, Marzia Segù, Matteo Zago, Marina Codari, Chiarella Sforza
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to analyze the characteristics and changes in mandibular condylar motion in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion. METHODS: Using a 3D motion analyzer, mandibular movements were recorded in 9 patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion and 22 control subjects with Angle Class I jaw relationships. RESULTS: Class III patients had a similar interincisor point displacement but a significantly reduced displacement of both condyles on the sagittal and frontal planes, with smaller translation paths than control subjects (right -9...
March 17, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28300498/how-not-to-write-a-medical-paper-a-practical-guide
#5
Dan Jenkins
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 16, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28300494/three-dimensional-morphological-characterization-of-malocclusions-with-mandibular-lateral-displacement-using-cone-beam-computed-tomography
#6
Roberto L Velásquez, Jorge C Coro, Alejandra Londoño, Susan P McGorray, Timothy T Wheeler, Sadao Sato
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the morphologic characteristics of MLD malocclusions using 3D imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS: MLD characteristics were examined using CBCT data in 40 subjects. A 3D Cephalometric analysis was developed to describe the spatial position of the mandible and temporal bones. RESULTS: Vertical dental heights were shorter and the posterior occlusal plane (POP) presented a steeper sagittal inclination on the shifted side (the side of the laterally displaced bony chin) than on the contralateral side...
March 16, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28274183/cervical-posture-analysis-in-dental-students-and-its-correlation-with-temporomandibular-disorder
#7
Mariana Barbosa Câmara-Souza, Olívia Maria Costa Figueredo, Paulo Raphael Leite Maia, Isabelle de Sousa Dantas, Gustavo Augusto Seabra Barbosa
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and craniocervical posture in the sagittal plane measured from lateral radiographs of the head. METHODS: The sample was comprised of 80 randomly selected students of dentistry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Research Diagnostic Criteria for TMD (RDC/TMD) was used to evaluate the signs and symptoms of TMD. Lateral radiographs of each individual were used to measure the position of the hyoid bone, the craniocervical angle, and the occiput-atlas distance...
March 8, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28266224/age-gender-and-parafunctional-habits-as-prognostic-factors-for-temporomandibular-joint-arthrocentesis
#8
Haitham S Attia, Mohamed I Mosleh, Ahmed M Jan, Maha M Shawky, Fatima M Jadu
OBJECTIVE: Arthrocentesis is an effective procedure for management of symptomatic patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) anterior disc displacement without reduction (ADDWOR), but its prognostic factors are still under investigation. METHODS: Thirty-six patients with ADDWOR underwent arthrocentesis of the TMJ and hyaluronic acid injection. They were divided into groups based on three prognostic factors: Age, gender, and the presence of parafunctional habits...
March 7, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28248630/comparison-of-the-efficiency-of-irrigation-of-single-and-double-needle-techniques-of-temporomandibular-joint-arthrocentesis-a-cadaver-study
#9
Alper Sindel, Fatih Uzuner, Muzaffer Sindel, Sinan Tozoğlu
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of the double- and single-needle arthrocentesis techniques in removing methylene blue from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) space. METHODS: This study was performed in 20 TMJs from 10 fresh cadavers. A total of 1 ml of 10 μM methylene blue solution was injected into the upper joint spaces, just prior to irrigation. Ten arthrocentesis procedures were carried out using the double-needle technique, and the remaining 10 were completed using the single-needle technique...
March 1, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28234550/status-of-occlusal-contact-during-sleep-bruxism-in-patients-who-visited-dental-clinics-a-study-using-a-bruxchecker%C3%A2
#10
Chikataka Tago, Satoshi Aoki, Sadao Sato
OBJECTIVE: Bruxism-induced mechanical load causes various dental problems, and its treatment is challenging. The present study analyzed upper and lower tooth contacts to determine actual occlusal contact during sleep bruxism. METHODS: Tooth contact patterns were analyzed in 49 patients attending dental clinics, using a Bruxchecker®, cephalograms, and condylographs. RESULTS: Approximately 80% of individuals demonstrated contact from the anterior teeth to the molar region (ICPM); about 96% had mediotrusive grinding and contact...
February 24, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28220716/the-outcome-of-coronoidectomy-in-bilateral-coronoid-process-hyperplasia
#11
Ozay Ozkaya, Ozlem Colak, Mustafa Sutcu, Mithat Akan
OBJECTIVE: Coronoid process hyperplasia (CPH) of the mandible is a rare condition that can be defined as an abnormal bony elongation of histologically normal bone with the symptoms of progressive, painless difficulty in opening the mouth. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of five patients with CPH treated by coronoidectomy, relative to post surgery jaw function. METHODS: Five patients with CPH were included in this study. The diagnosis of CPH was confirmed by radiographic and clinical examination of the mandible...
February 21, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28219251/childhood-intelligence-and-early-tooth-wear-patterns
#12
Tuomo Heikkinen, Jaana Rusanen, Koshi Sato, Paula Pesonen, Virpi Harila, Lassi Alvesalo
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to explore the relationships between early dental wear patterns and preschool IQ (Intelligence Quotient, by Stanford-Binet) of the child to illuminate the historic relationship of mental queries and bruxism. METHODS: The dental study participants were 864 Euro-American preschool and school children whose IQs were tested for school maturity purposes at the age of 4 years, followed by dental data in a cross-sectional manner at the mean age of 7...
February 20, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28218006/do-tmj-symptoms-improve-and-last-across-time-after-treatment-with-red-660-nm-and-infrared-790-nm-low-level-laser-treatment-lllt-a-survival-analysis
#13
Dhelfeson Willya Douglas De Oliveira, Frederico Santos Lages, Raphael Castro Guimarães, Túlio Silva Pereira, Adriana Maria Botelho, José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Karine Taís Aguiar Tavano, Patricia Furtado Gonçalves, Olga Dumont Flecha
OBJECTIVE: Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a variety of clinical problems that originate from the area of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles, and surrounding tissues. There are different treatment options; however, there is no evidence that low level laser treatment (LLLT) will last about six months. The aim of this study was to determine the survival rate of treatment with red (660 nm) and infrared (790 nm) laser in cases of TMDs. METHODS: In 19 subjects, one side of the face (half face) was randomly selected to receive intervention, in a total of 116 sensitive points...
February 20, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28198654/morphological-changes-in-the-temporomandibular-joint-after-orthodontic-treatment-for-angle-class-ii-malocclusion
#14
Daigo Koide, Kazuhiro Yamada, Ayane Yamaguchi, Toru Kageyama, Akira Taguchi
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the morphological temporomandibular joint (TMJ) changes that occur after orthodontic treatment in patients with Angle Class II malocclusion. METHODS: The post-treatment changes in TMJ morphology were analyzed, based on TMJ cephalometric laminographs in 19 patients with Angle Class II malocclusion and labial inclination of the upper incisors after premolar extraction. RESULTS: The condylar pass angle, articular eminence to the Frankfort horizontal plane angle, and total, upper, and lower heights of the articular fossa increased significantly on both sides after treatment and retention...
February 15, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28198643/the-role-of-curvilinear-distraction-system-in-pediatric-obstructive-sleep-apnea-a-case-report
#15
David Serrano Faustino Ângelo, Bruno Rosa, Rogério Santos, Carlos Diogo Matos
OBJECTIVE: The authors present a case of obstructive sleep apnea associated with severe mandibular micrognathia treated by mandibular bone distraction with curvilinear system planned under computer assistance. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 15-year-old child with limited compliance to continuous positive airway therapy was referred to the authors' department. Observation revealed severe mandibular micrognathia as the major cause for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. The first polysomnography study revealed 14 obstructive apneas, 16 obstructive hypopneas, and 4...
February 15, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28193127/relations-between-the-results-of-complex-clinical-and-neurophysiological-examinations-in-patients-with-temporomandibular-disorders-symptoms
#16
Anna Sójka, Juliusz Huber, Wiesław Hędzelek, Agnieszka Wiertel-Krawczuk, Agnieszka Szymankiewicz-Szukała, Agnieszka Seraszek-Jaros, Aleksandra Kulczyk, Agnieszka Wincek, Magdalena Sobieska
OBJECTIVE: Reinvestigation of clinical importance of surface electromyography recordings (sEMG) from the masticatory, neck and shoulder girdle muscles in patients with various clinically detected temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). METHODS: Fifty women with myalgia diagnosis of Axis I DC/TMD and the same number of healthy female volunteers were studied clinically and neurophysiologically by means of sEMG. RESULTS: Unilateral more than bilateral complex symptoms of TMDs were related to the non-neurogenic masticatory rather than neck and shoulder girdle muscles dysfunctions at rest...
February 14, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28187692/rare-case-of-giant-unicystic-ameloblastoma-luminal-variant
#17
Adarsh Kudva, Abhay T Kamath, Nirmala N Rao, Jyotsna Rajan
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Ameloblastoma is a locally aggressive benign tumor, commonly occurring in the mandible. While giant ameloblastoma of multicystic or plexiform variant have been reported, the authors report a rare case of giant unicystic ameloblastoma of luminal variant, which was treated by compartmental resection and planned for delayed reconstruction. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 46 year old male patient reported to the oral surgery out-patient department with a swelling of the left side mandible region of 2 years duration...
February 10, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28183231/autonomic-nervous-activities-associated-with-bruxism-events-during-sleep
#18
Shinichi Nukazawa, Hidehiro Yoshimi, Sadao Sato
OBJECTIVES: To confirm the relationship between sleep bruxism (SB) and autonomic nervous (AN) activities to elucidate SB physiology. METHODS: Subjects included 11 healthy males (mean age, 24.7 ± 2.3 years). These data were recorded in the sleep laboratory using a system composed of a two-axis accelerometer, an infrared camera, electroencephalography, electromyography, and electrocardiography. Time lapse analysis confirmed correlations between AN activity and SB events during sleep in subjects...
February 10, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28129722/clinical-predictive-factors-for-temporomandibular-disorders-following-combined-orthodontic-and-orthognathic-surgical-treatment-in-patients-with-class-iii-malocclusion
#19
Gregory S Antonarakis, Nicole Kalberer, Delphine S Courvoisier, Paolo Scolozzi
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to identify clinical factors predisposing to the development or worsening of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) following orthodontic surgical treatment for Class III malocclusion. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed on 88 patients with Class III malocclusion having undergone a combined orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment. Temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscle examinations were available prior to treatment and one year post-operatively...
January 27, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28128016/ultra-low-frequency-transcutaneous-electric-nerve-stimulation-does-not-affect-the-centric-relation-registration
#20
Rafaella Mariana Fontes de Bragança, Carolina Almeida Rodrigues, Melissa Oliveira Melchior, Laís Valencise Magri, Marcelo Oliveira Mazzetto
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of ULF-TENS on the displacement of the mandibular condyle and on the repeatability of centric relation (CR) registration of three different techniques: bimanual manipulation (BM), long strip technique, and harmonic centric occlusal relationship (R.O.C.A. wires). METHODS: Twenty-five participants without temporomandibular disorder (TMD) underwent two study stages conducted via electronic position analysis: (1) three CR records were made, one for each manipulation technique; (2) the ULF-TENS was applied for 30 min, and after that the same CR records were repeated...
January 27, 2017: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
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