Evaluation of disk capture with a splint repositioning appliance: clinical and critical assessment with MR imaging.

@article{Kurita1998EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of disk capture with a splint repositioning appliance: clinical and critical assessment with MR imaging.},
  author={Hiroshi Kurita and Kenji Kurashina and Hirotoshi Baba and Akiko Ohtsuka and Ayako Kotani and Sigvard Kopp},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={1998},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={377-80}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate disk repositioning clinically and through use of magnetic resonance imaging after the insertion of a disk repositioning appliance. STUDY DESIGN Seventy-four patients with 82 temporomandibular joints showing middle to late opening movement click and closing movement click near maximum intercuspation were treated with a mandibular full-coverage repositioning splint. These joints were assessed clinically and by means of magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING