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Time-Frequency Analysis of Chewing Activity in the Natural Environment
Evidence is provided that each individual, in the natural environment, chews with a consistent pace across different days, as assessed in thenatural environment. Expand
Description of Mandibular Finite Helical Axis Pathways in Asymptomatic Subjects
The analysis of the FHA pathways yields more information on whole mandibular movements than simply the movements of a single condylar point. Expand
Effect of Occlusal Interference on Habitual Activity of Human Masseter
None of the subjects developed signs and/or symptoms of TMD throughout the whole study, and most of them adapted fairly well to the occlusal disturbance. Expand
Relevance of mandibular helical axis analysis in functional and dysfunctional TMJs.
The helical axis analysis of mandibular movements was sensitive to kinematic irregularities of the mandible due to an internal joint derangement as well as to differences in food bolus size and consistency. Expand
Stress-field Translation in the Healthy Human Temporomandibular Joint
To test whether mediolateral stress-field translation occurs in the intact TMJ, stress- field position and translation velocities in ten normal individuals during rhythmic jaw opening and closing were measured and it was shown that long-term exposure of the TMJ disc to high work may result in fatigue failure of theTMJ disc. Expand
Reliability of scoring EMG orofacial events: polysomnography compared with ambulatory recordings
SUMMARY The study of sleep bruxism is usually based on clinical history, signs and symptoms. The recording of electromyographic signals with either ambulatory portable home recorders or withExpand
Biphasic finite element simulation of the TMJ disc from in vivo kinematic and geometric measurements.
Geometry measured from MRI, and motion obtained from a specially designed optoelectronic system are fed into a three-dimensional biphasic finite element analysis to generate the spatial and temporal mechanical response of the disc. Expand
Mandibular Helical Axis Pathways during Mastication
The helical axis changed its position and orientation continuously during mastication, indicating that, during closing, the balancing condyle still translated backward while essentially only rotation occurred around the working condyle. Expand
Cortical Activation Resulting from Painless Vibrotactile Dental Stimulation Measured by Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
There have been few investigations on hemodynamic responses in the human cortex resulting from dental stimulation. Identification of cortical areas involved in stimulus perception may offer newExpand
Stereometric assessment of TMJ space variation by occlusal splints
Occlusal splints, worn by asymptomatic subjects, result in increases in temporomandibular joint space.