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Influence of condylar guide inclination on condylar positioning during clenching.
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PMID:  18236926     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The relationship between the steepness of the articular eminence and the condylar positioning during clenching was investigated in 19 volunteers with natural dentitions. The condylar positioning during maximal voluntary contraction was measured using a mandibular movement analysis system with six degrees of freedom. The sagittal condylar guide inclination was also measured using the same apparatus. A significant negative correlation was observed between the sagittal condylar guide inclination and the distance of ipsilateral condylar positioning. This result suggests that the steepness of the articular eminence is an important factor in condylar positioning during clenching.
Shuichiro Yamashita; Hideyuki Koike; Kozaburo Hashii; Mihoko Tomida; Naokazu Asanuma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0965-7452     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-01     Completed Date:  2008-03-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314899     Medline TA:  Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-64     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Biology, Matsumoto Dental University, Shiojiri, Nagano, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Bruxism / pathology,  physiopathology*
Electromagnetic Phenomena / instrumentation*
Mandibular Condyle / pathology,  physiopathology*
Masticatory Muscles / physiopathology
Statistics, Nonparametric

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