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A study of the relationship between lateral guidance and temporomandibular joint internal derangement.
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PMID:  12868209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between lateral retrusive and lateral protrusive tooth guidance and temporomandibular joint disc displacement. The control group comprised 55 symptomless students and dental nurses. The patient group consisted of 117 patients (90 women and 27 men). Fifty-four patients had temporomandibular joint clicking on the right side and 63 patients had clicking on the left side. The incidence of ipsilateral lateral retrusive tooth guidance was significantly higher in the patient group (87%) than in the control group (18.5%).
M Z al-Ani; R J Gray; S J Davies; P Sloan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0965-7452     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-18     Completed Date:  2003-10-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314899     Medline TA:  Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-70     Citation Subset:  D    
University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Bicuspid / physiology
Case-Control Studies
Chi-Square Distribution
Cuspid / physiology
Dental Occlusion*
Dental Occlusion, Centric
Dislocations / physiopathology*
Molar / physiology
Temporomandibular Joint Disk / physiopathology*

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