Paul Potgieter

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In this study the differences between the retrusive contact position and the intercuspal position of 20 patients were compared with their interocclusal distances and their gonial angles. A highly significant negative correlation between interocclusal distances and the differences between retrusive contact and intercuspal positions could be demonstrated. A(More)
This study was prompted by the hypothesis that the contractile power of the masseter and medial pterygoid muscles influences not only the shape of the gonial angle of the mandible into which these muscles insert, but also that they play a major part in determining the amount of free-way space present in any individual. Tracings were made from the lateral(More)
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