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Significant deformation of tissues dysfunction of stomatognathic system with concurrent biological imbalance of the oral
Several etiological factors including sleep disorders as well as physical, emotional, and occlusal stress may decrease the adaptive capacity of the stomatognathic system and lead to the occurrence of the disorder.
Formulated in the paper spatial model of the mandible kinematics provides a dentist the qualitatively new information about the disorder having its source within the masticatory organ and about stomatognathic system functioning.
They address neurobiological considerations for occlusal parafunction and temporomandibular disorders, orthopedic considerations in the masticatory system, the anatomical basis of occlusion, the role and evaluation of the muscles of the stomatognathic system, the effect of occlusal forces on periodontal disease, bite splint therapy, and dentist-ceramist communication.
After a section on diagnosis, the forces affecting the stomatognathic system and their control are detailed, with discussion of individual differences and jaw functions, concepts of biomechanics and remodeling, optimal mandibular position, habits of circumoral muscles and myofunctional therapy, chewing and postural habits and occlusal collapse, distortion of face and body and psychologic stress, among other topics.
Thus, the aim of this study was to analyze the histoenzymological alterations in the masseter muscle, superficial bundle, in guinea pigs induced by the occlusal alteration in order to provide a better understanding of the effects of functional disorders on the structures of the stomatognathic system.
No subjects had signs or symptoms of stomatognathic system dysfunction that might affect jaw reflex activity.
5, in Whiplash and the Stomatognathic System (New York: Ishiyaku, EuroAmerica Inc.