[Hyperactivity of the muscles of the lip and chin and indications for surgery to reduce it].

@article{Bdhet2001HyperactivityOT,
  title={[Hyperactivity of the muscles of the lip and chin and indications for surgery to reduce it].},
  author={N B{\'e}dhet and Armelle Mani{\`e}re-Ezvan and Maryvonne Delamaire and P. Jan and M Behaghel},
  journal={L' Orthodontie francaise},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={317-30}
}
Hyperactivity of the muscles controlling the lower lip and chin (muscles of the chin, buccinator, orbicularis, etc.) can be demonstrated at different levels of the muscular complex and may act as an elastic force against the mandibular alveolar process. Dysfunction in this region may lead to reduction of the alveolar bone quantity, reducing the tooth-bone… CONTINUE READING