U A Santana Penín

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We discuss five cases of ANGLE's malocclusion Classes I, II or III that were rehabilitated basically by: restoration of masticatory function (previously pathological); the use of removable orthopaedic plates with indirect guideplanes. The patients (aged 6-15 years when treatment began) now have symmetrical balanced occlusion. Surface electromyography was(More)
The length of the silent period (SP) has been subject of extensive researches and its use has been established for the diagnosis of dysfunctional individuals. Because of its great variability we should be cautious about its assessment. This study is aimed to find the normal values taken in symptomless subjects using a commercial/medical recording system,(More)
Since unilateral mastication causes asymmetry of mouth and face, a child's interincisal midline can reveal the first signs of alteration of masticatory function. Early detection of the functional pathology, preferably before it has established itself as such, allows the clinician to correct it by means that are relatively unburdensome for the patient,(More)
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