Malocclusion and masticatory muscle activity: a comparison of four types of malocclusion.

@article{Kayukawa1992MalocclusionAM,
  title={Malocclusion and masticatory muscle activity: a comparison of four types of malocclusion.},
  author={H Kayukawa},
  journal={The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={162-77}
}
  • H Kayukawa
  • Published 1992 in The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry
Electromyographic activities of the temporalis and masseter muscles during mastication were measured in patients who visited this clinic for orthodontic treatment of progenia. The results obtained were compared with those previously obtained in patients with other types of malocclusion and relationships between types of malocclusion and activities of the masticatory muscles were examined. Several interesting results were obtained, including: 1) the muscle activities were significantly higher in… CONTINUE READING

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