Effect of tongue position on masseter and temporalis electromyographic activity during swallowing and maximal voluntary clenching: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Valds2014EffectOT,
  title={Effect of tongue position on masseter and temporalis electromyographic activity during swallowing and maximal voluntary clenching: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Constanza J Vald{\'e}s and F Astaburuaga and Donald A. Falace and Violeta Contreras Ramirez and Arturo Manns},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={881-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to measure and compare the tonic electromyographic (EMG) activity of the temporalis and masseter muscles following placement of the tongue either on the palate or in the floor of the mouth during swallowing and maximal voluntary clenching (MVC). Thirty healthy dental students with natural dentition and bilateral molar support… CONTINUE READING