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The aim of this summary of a longitudinal investigation on temporomandibular disorders (TMD) was to present the prevalence figures of signs and symptoms of TMD and certain other examined variables, and the correlations between these variables, over a 20-year period. Originally, 402 randomly selected 7-, 11-, and 15-year-olds were examined clinically and by(More)
AIMS To study the development over 20 years of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in an epidemiologic sample and to analyze possible correlations between these signs and symptoms and some other variables. METHODS The original group comprised 135 randomly selected 15-year-old subjects who were examined clinically and by means of a(More)
An epidemiologic sample of 293 subjects in three age groups, now 17, 21, and 25 years of age, were followed longitudinally with respect to symptoms of craniomandibular dysfunction during a 10-year period. Reports of one or more such symptoms increased in all three age groups during the 10 years. At the follow-up, 1 in 3 individuals in all three groups had(More)
This investigation analyzes the influence of orthodontic treatment on signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and different malocclusions during a 20-year period. Originally, 402 randomly selected 7-, 11-, and 15-year-old subjects were examined clinically and by means of a questionnaire for signs and symptoms of TMDs. The examination was(More)
PURPOSE The main aim was to investigate the current opinions among general dental practitioners and board-certified prosthodontists in Sweden on how to restore root-filled teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire containing 31 multiple-choice questions was mailed to 892 general practitioners and 150 board-certified prosthodontists in Sweden. The(More)
An epidemiological sample of 114 subjects was followed longitudinally from the age of 15 to 35 years with regard to treatment received, treatment demand, and treatment need for temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Some kind of TMD treatment had been provided to 18% of the subjects during the 20-year follow-up period. Eighty-five percent of those who had(More)
A longitudinal investigation of changes of signs and symptoms of mandibular dysfunction over four to five years was performed, by means of questionnaires and clinical examination, in 240 children, ages 7, 11, and 15 years at the first examination. The objective of this part of the study was to analyze correlations between some occlusal and other factors,(More)
The aim of this study was to find possible predictors of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in a long-term perspective. Baseline questionnaire and clinical examinations focusing on function and dysfunction of the masticatory system were performed in a sample of 402 subjects 7, 11, and 15 years old. After 20 years, 320 subjects (80% of(More)
AIMS To analyze predictors of bruxism, other oral parafunctions, and tooth wear in a group of subjects who had been examined 20 years earlier. METHODS Originally, 402 randomly selected 7-, 11-, and 15-year-old subjects were examined clinically and by means of a questionnaire. Twenty years after the first examination, 94% of the original group could be(More)
The aim of the investigation was to compare the effect on signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) of two different interocclusal appliances. Thirty patients with signs and symptoms of TMD received either a stabilisation splint or a new kind of splint based on the concept of nociceptive trigeminal inhibition (NTI). A clinical examination was(More)