Corpus ID: 34299420

Precision occlusal splints and the diagnosis of occlusal problems in myogenous orofacial pain patients.

@article{Kidder2014PrecisionOS,
  title={Precision occlusal splints and the diagnosis of occlusal problems in myogenous orofacial pain patients.},
  author={Glenn M Kidder and R. Solow},
  journal={General dentistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={
          24-31
        }
}
Myogenous orofacial pain is a common nondental pain. There is an unresolved debate on the etiology of this problem. Research has shown that occlusal interferences affect masticatory muscle comfort, coordination, and function. Resolution of these problems with precise occlusal correction indicates that dental occlusion is a causative or contributory factor in myogenous orofacial pain. However, some studies fail to confirm this and instead conclude that occlusion is unrelated to masticatory… Expand
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