Bite-force endurance in patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthrosis and internal derangement.

The aim of this study was to investigate the potential clinical relevance of testing bite force endurance in patients with articular temporomandibular disorders. The endurance of a 50 N bite force was measured in 51 patients with painful temporomandibular joint disorders. The results were compared to those of a control group of 20 subjects. The force… CONTINUE READING