Edentulous position of the temporomandibular joint.

  title={Edentulous position of the temporomandibular joint.},
  author={L Hongchen and Z Jilin and Lian-sheng Ning},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  volume={67 3},
Two bilateral Schuller's position radiographs were made of 10 edentulous patients with complete dentures. In one radiograph, the complete dentures were in place in centric occlusion. For the other radiograph, the complete dentures were removed and the maxillary and mandibular residual ridges approximated as closely as possible. This position is referred to as the edentulous position of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Findings indicate that in the edentulous position the average size of the… CONTINUE READING