Malocclusion and TMJ disease- A review of literature.

  title={Malocclusion and TMJ disease- A review of literature.},
  author={Sangeetha Chokalingam and Dr.A.Sumathi Felicita},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences},
. Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is defined as a collective term that enfolds a number of clinical problems that involves the masticatory muscles, the temporomandibular joint(TMJ) and the associated structures and forms a prevalent clinical entity afflicting the masticatory muscles 
Prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in different malocclusion groups
Evaluating the signs and symptoms of TMD utilizing the Research Diagnostic Criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) seen in patients with different malocclusions presenting at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine found no clinical significance was noted amongst malocclusion, gender and TMD pain.
Utility of Vaccum Pressed Silicon Sheet as a Bite Raising Appliance in the Management of TMJ Dysfunction Syndrome
The use of vacuum pressed bite raising appliance in the management of TMJ disorder was found to be satisfactorily effective in alleviation of pain symptom in the study group.
The Correlation Between Unilateral Posterior Teeth and Articular Inclination of the Temporomandibular Using the Panoramic Radiograph
  • Diah Indriastuti, S. Dewiyani, N. Sumawinata, Jatu Keshena
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    Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development in conjunction with International Conference on Challenge and Opportunities Sustainable Environmental Development, ICEASD & ICCOSED 2019, 1-2 April 2019, Kendari, Indonesia
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There is a connection between losing the unilateral mandibular posterior teeth with articular eminence inclination on temporomandibular joint.
Temporomandibular Disorders among Adolescents of Haryana, India: A Cross-sectional Study
No significant relationship was reported between malocclusions and TMD sign except for overbite and bruxism, but significant relationship were found between TMD symptoms and malocclusion.
Evaluation of Changes in TMJ Position for Angle Class I Malocclusion After Orthodontic Treatment by Using Cephalometric Radiograph
The distance of the condyle from Condylion to TC line increased after fixed appliances orthodontic treatment for Angle class I malocclusion patients, and the changes of condyle position in Condylions to Vertical T line (horizontally) after orthodentic treatment is not significant.
Assessment of relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental development
The results of this study proved that there is increased prevalence of malocclusion in children with underweight BMI than those with normal BMI.


Association between malocclusion and temporomandibular disorders in orthodontic patients before treatment.
Some specific types of malocclusion were significantly associated with the occurrence of TMD, including open bite, posterior crossbite, and deep bite, which were the most prevalent types in both groups.
The role of orthodontics in temporomandibular disorders.
Critically review evidence for a possible association between malocclusion, orthodontic treatment and TMD.
Review of temporomandibular joint pathology. Part I: classification, epidemiology and risk factors.
Pathology of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) affects an important part of the population, though it is not viewed as a public health problem, and parafunctional habits and bruxism are considered risk factors of TMD.
The impact of malocclusion and its treatment on quality of life: a literature review.
There is a need for a more comprehensive and rigorous assessment of the impact of malocclusion and its treatment on QoL, employing standardized, valid and reliable data collection instruments. 73 | Page
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