Facial morphology and activity of temporal and lip muscles during swallowing and chewing.

Abstract

The correlations between facial and bite morphology and the activity in the temporal muscle and in the musculature of the lip during swallowing and chewing were studied in 50 girls, aged 9-13 years. The activity was recorded electromyographically by determining the maximal mean voltage amplitude and morphologically by analysis of profile roentgenograms and… (More)

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