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Helder Nunes Costa, Rudolf Slavicek, Sadao Sato
The hypothesis that the temporal bones are at the center of the dynamics of the craniofacial complex, directly influencing facial morphology, has been put forward long ago. This study examines the role of the spatial positioning of temporal bones (frontal and sagittal inclination) in terms of influencing overall facial morphology. Several 3D linear, angular and orthogonal measurements obtained through computerized analysis of virtual models of 163 modern human skulls reconstructed from cone-beam computed tomography images were analyzed and correlated...
June 2012: Journal of Anatomy
Rudolf Slavicek
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January 2011: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Rudolf Slavicek, Sadao Sato
Bruxism is generally defined as a parafunctional clenching and grinding action between the upper and lower teeth. During this activity, extremely strong forces can be applied for time periods exceeding those of functional mastication. These biomechanical loads create many dental problems, such as abfractions, hypersensitivity, periodontal distraction, and temporo-mandibular dysfunction. Researchers studying Bruxism have long discussed psychic stress and emotional tension. It has also been indicated that an aggressive biting is associated with a significant attenuation of the stress-induced increase of nor-adrenalin turnover in the brain, of the striatal DOPAC contents and with the prevention of stomach ulcer formation in experimental animals...
December 2004: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
R Slavicek
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July 1988: Journal of Clinical Orthodontics: JCO
R Slavicek
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June 1988: Journal of Clinical Orthodontics: JCO
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