Lateral cephalometric characteristics of malocclusion patients with temporomandibular joint disorder symptoms.

@article{Hwang2006LateralCC,
  title={Lateral cephalometric characteristics of malocclusion patients with temporomandibular joint disorder symptoms.},
  author={Chung-Ju Hwang and S Sung and Suk-Joo Kim},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={497-503}
}
INTRODUCTION There is much controversy about the relationship between temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and the skeletal structures of the lower face. It is not clear whether the disharmony of the facial skeletal structure is caused by the TMJ disorder or vice versa. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between craniofacial skeletal structures and TMJ disorders by using lateral cephalogram measurements to examine the characteristics of the facial profile of patients… CONTINUE READING

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