Influence of edentulousness on gonial angle, ramus and condylar height.

@article{Huumonen2010InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of edentulousness on gonial angle, ramus and condylar height.},
  author={Sisko Huumonen and K Sipil{\"a} and Britta Haikola and Miika Tapio and A. L. S{\"o}derholm and Taina Remes-Lyly and Ky{\"o}sti S Oikarinen and Aune M Raustia},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={34-8}
}
It has been shown that the shape of the mandible correlates with occlusal condition and the function of the masticatory muscles. Edentulous subjects have a wider gonial angle than dentate subjects, and a gender difference has also been shown. However, some studies have reported differing results. Less is known about the effect of dental status and gender on the ramus and condylar height. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of tooth loss on the shape of mandible (i.e., gonial… CONTINUE READING

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