Prevalence of symptoms of functional disturbances of the masticatory system in Swedish men.

@article{Ingervall1980PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of symptoms of functional disturbances of the masticatory system in Swedish men.},
  author={B F Ingervall and Benght Mohlin and Birgit Thilander},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1980},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={185-97}
}
Subjective and clinical symptoms of mandibular dysfunction and cuspal interferences were studied in 389 Swedish men (median age 32 years). Impaired chewing function was noted in about 10%, different types of parafunction in 26%, frequent headaches in 5%, TMJ or muscle pain in 3% and difficulties in mouth opening in 10% of the men. Locking or luxation of the mandible was the most prevalent clinical symptom (24%), followed by reduced movement capacity and deviation on opening of the mandible, TMJ… CONTINUE READING

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