Beatrice Di Bisceglie

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This study investigated the prevalence of the signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in a population of children and adolescents. TMD signs and symptoms were recorded in 1134 subjects (593 males and 541 females; age range 5-15 years), divided into various groups according to the: (i) Angle dental class; (ii) presence and type of crossbite;(More)
This study aimed to evaluate whether there is an association between facial morphology on cephalometrics and surface electromyographic (sEMG) recordings of the head, neck, and trunk muscles. Forty-seven Caucasian adult females, 18-29years of age (average: 24), underwent lateral skull radiographs in "natural head position", obtained by having the subject(More)
Among treatments in the literature for myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), the most reliable therapies in dentistry are spray and stretch, and, although less frequently used, anesthetic injection. Adult MPS subjects are often treated using fixed orthodontic therapy for resolution of malocclusion. There is no clarity in the literature on the prognosis of MPS(More)
AIM This in vitro study evaluated the friction generated by aligned stainless steel conventional brackets, self-ligating Damon MX brackets, Time3 brackets, Vision LP brackets, and low-friction Slide ligatures coupled with various stainless steel, nickel-titanium (Ni-Ti), and beta-titanium (TMA) archwires. METHODS All brackets had a 0.022-inch slot; the(More)
OBJECTIVES This in vitro study evaluated the friction (F) generated by aligned stainless steel (SS) conventional brackets, self-ligating Damon MX(©) brackets (SDS Ormco, Glendora, California, USA), Time3(©) brackets (American Orthodontics, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA), Vision LP(©) brackets (American Orthodontics), and low-friction Slide(©) ligatures (Leone,(More)
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