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An electromyographic study of post retraction orthodontic patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6963771     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
19 patients treated by the Begg technique 7 patients treated by the Edgewise technique and 15 cases treated by a functional technique who had been at from 1-10 years without any form of retention were recorded electromyographically and their patterns of activity compared with those of patients who had a normal occlusion and who had not received orthodontic treatment. In the interocclusal position the patients who had received functional treatment had a balanced activity and were similar to those with a normal occlusion but this was not so when biting on cardboard 0.5 mm thick. The Begg cases were balanced but the amount of activity was reduced by half; the Edgewise cases were balanced when biting on cardboards and were then similar to those with a normal occlusion.
J P Moss
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Swedish dental journal. Supplement     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0348-6672     ISO Abbreviation:  Swed Dent J Suppl     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-15     Completed Date:  1983-07-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905899     Medline TA:  Swed Dent J Suppl     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-7     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Activator Appliances
Dental Occlusion*
Malocclusion / therapy*
Masticatory Muscles / physiology*
Orthodontic Appliances
Time Factors
Tooth Movement / methods

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