José Tadeu Tesseroli de Siqueira

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To explore the relationship between sleep bruxism (SB), painful temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and psychologic status in a cross-sectional study. The sample consisted of 272 individuals. The Research Diagnostic Criteria for TMD (RDC/TMD) was used to diagnose TMD; SB was diagnosed by clinical criteria proposed by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine.(More)
The present cross-sectional study was designed to investigate the association between sleep bruxism (SB), tinnitus and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). The sample consisted of 261 women (mean age of 37.0 years). The Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders were used to classify TMD and self-reported tinnitus. SB was diagnosed by(More)
OBJECTIVE It has been shown that the temporomandibular joint is frequently affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and this degenerative disease, which may occur during facial growth, results in severe mandibular dysfunction. However, there are no studies that correlate oral health (tooth decay and gingival diseases) and temporomandibular joint(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Clinical and experimental studies show, with few exceptions, that type 1 diabetes mellitus is associated with a delay in bone repair around endosseous implants. The effect of insulin in bone repair/remodeling is not completely understood. The aim of this study was to investigate the course of histological and ultrastructural changes(More)
Sclerosteosis is a severe, rare, autosomal recessive bone condition that is characterized by a progressive craniotubular hyperostosis. The main features are a significant sclerosis of the long bones, ribs, pelvis, and skull, leading to facial distortion and entrapment of cranial nerves. Clinical features include a tall stature, nail dysplasia, cutaneous(More)
Voltage-gated sodium channels have been implicated in acute and chronic neuropathic pain. Among subtypes, Nav1.7 single mutations can cause congenital indifference to pain or chronic neuropathic pain syndromes, including paroxysmal ones. This channel is co-expressed with Nav1.8, which sustains the initial action potential; Nav1.3 is an embrionary channel(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the psychological aspects of orofacial pain in trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and temporomandibular disorder (TMD), and associated factors of coping as limitations in daily activities and feelings about the treatment and about the pain. METHOD 30 patients were evaluated (15 with TN and 15 with TMD) using a semi-directed interview and the(More)
The objective of the current study was to evaluate disease-related beliefs, adherence to treatment, quality of life, coping strategies and cognitive status in a group of Brazilian patients with Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). Thirty patients were evaluated with a semi-directed interview, the Coping Strategies Inventory, and a Mini-Mental State(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to verify the efficacy of a programme for dental plaque control in autistics. Patients were evaluated on five occasions over a period of 180 days using the following instruments: OHI-S, DMF-T, the Fonnes brushing technique and diet questionnaire. Participants were divided into two groups according to level of(More)
OBJECTIVE [corrected] To evaluate a sample of patients with persistent facial pain unresponsive to prior treatments. METHODS Hospital records of 26 patients with persistent facial pain were reviewed (20 female and 6 male). RESULTS Patients were classified into three groups according to their presenting symptoms: a)Group I, eight patients (30.7%) with(More)