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Effect of a crown ferrule on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth restored with prefabricated posts.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Root fracture is one of the most serious complications following restoration of endodontically treated teeth. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the fractureExpand
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Noncarious cervical lesions in adults: prevalence and occlusal aspects.
BACKGROUND The factors that induce the formation of noncarious lesions are not understood fully, particularly those that are related to occlusal aspects. The authors conducted a study to evaluate theExpand
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Low level laser therapy in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD): a double-blind pilot study.
  • P. Conti
  • Medicine
  • Cranio : the journal of craniomandibular practice
  • 1 April 1997
The aim of this paper was to evaluate the efficacy of a Low-Level Laser therapy in patients with Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) using a double-blind design. A sample of 20 patients with a chiefExpand
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TENS AND LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS
Pain relief and reestablishment of normal jaw function are the main goals of conservative management of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and laserExpand
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A cross-sectional study of prevalence and etiology of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in high school and university students.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and need for treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in students living in Bauru, Brazil. The role of occlusal and emotional factors wasExpand
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Relationship between signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and orthodontic treatment: a cross-sectional study.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in individuals before and after orthodontic treatment. The sample comprised 200 individuals divided into fourExpand
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Evaluation of low-level laser therapy effectiveness on the pain and masticatory performance of patients with myofascial pain
This study investigated the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on the masticatory performance (MP), pressure pain threshold (PPT), and pain intensity in patients with myofascial pain.Expand
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Evaluation of maximal bite force in temporomandibular disorders patients.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the maximum bite force in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) patients. Two hundred women were equally divided into four groups: myogenic TMD, articular TMD, mixedExpand
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Association between rhythmic masticatory muscle activity during sleep and masticatory myofascial pain: a polysomnographic study.
AIMS To test for an association between rhythmic masticatory muscle activity during sleep, as assessed according to polysomnographic criteria for sleep bruxism (RMMA-SB), and myofascial pain (MFP),Expand
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Behavioural changes and occlusal splints are effective in the management of masticatory myofascial pain: a short-term evaluation.
The aim of this research was to test the hypothesis that treatment with intra-oral appliances with different occlusal designs was beneficial in the management of pain of masticatory muscles comparedExpand
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