Posterior crossbite and temporomandibular disorders (TMDs): need for orthodontic treatment?

  title={Posterior crossbite and temporomandibular disorders (TMDs): need for orthodontic treatment?},
  author={Birgit Thilander and Krister Bjerklin},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={34 6},
The aim of this work was to update the bibliography regarding the concept of 'temporomandibular disorder (TMD)' and 'posterior crossbite' and try to find out if there is any association between some special signs/symptoms of TMD and type of posterior crossbite. A literature search from 1970 to 2009, due to specified criterion, resulted in 14 publications that were found to be relevant for the present systematic review. An association between TMD and posterior crossbite (Yes-group) was reported… CONTINUE READING


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