Renata Gržić

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The etiology of BMS remains unknown. Role of various cytokines has been implicated in the development of BMS. The aim of this study was to evaluate levels of salivary IL-2 and IL-6 in patients with BMS, compared with age-matched healthy volunteers (control group). Whole saliva from 30 patients with BMS, age range 55-65, was tested for the presence of IL-6(More)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology involving the central nervous system. Certain clinical manifestations affect the oro-facial region. Three in particular should be of interest to the dentist: trigeminal neuralgia, sensory neuropathy of the trigeminal nerve and facial palsy. The aim of this study was to determine the oral(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Interest in dental esthetics has increased rapidly during the last few decades among both patients and dentists, and the creation of a natural dental appearance has become an important task in all fields of dentistry, especially in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. The aim of this research was to investigate factors influencing a(More)
This study sets out to examine the prevalence of malocclusion and habits in a group of children with cerebral palsy and to compare it with a control group of healthy children. The presence of an anterior open bite was statistically significantly higher in the cerebral palsied group. The presence of aposterior crossbite was not significantly different(More)
Aim: Dental aesthetic as a new part of dental medicine is becoming more important in modern society. People are becoming more conscious of their looks, as well as new materials and techniques in dental medicine. The aim of this study was to assess whether age affects the satisfaction of dental aesthetics. Methods: The study population consisted of 700(More)
Introduction: The shape of the tooth is an important factor in determining patient satisfaction with the appearance of teeth. According to Williams, the shape of the upper central incisors is associated with the shape of the face. On this basis, we can distinguish three basic types of teeth: triangular, ovoid and quadratic. The aim of this study was to(More)
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) is a collecti ve term for all chronic orofacial pain of non-dental ethiology. The diagnosti cs of temporomandibular disorders is very delicate and seeks collaborati on between denti sts, maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, pros-theti cs denti sts, orthodonts, psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists and someti mes the use of(More)
kako oboljenja zuba tako i cijeloga stomatognatoga sus-tava, te održavanje njegova zdravlja za tu ionako rizičnu skupinu djece. ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess the difference in dental health condition and function of masticatory units among children with cerebral palsy (CP) and healthy children. Altered function of masticatory system in(More)
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