Occlusal appliance therapy in patients with temporomandibular disorders. A double-blind controlled study in a short-term perspective.

@article{Ekberg1998OcclusalAT,
  title={Occlusal appliance therapy in patients with temporomandibular disorders. A double-blind controlled study in a short-term perspective.},
  author={Ewacarin Ekberg and Danila Vallon and Maria Nilner},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={122-8}
}
Stabilization appliances are commonly used in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), although the treatment effects are not fully understood. This study evaluated the short-term efficacy of a stabilization appliance in patients with TMD of arthrogeneous origin, using a randomized, controlled, and double-blind design. Sixty patients were assigned to two equally sized groups: a treatment group given a stabilization appliance and a control group given a control appliance. Improvement… CONTINUE READING

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