Relationship between oral parafunctional/nutritive sucking habits and temporomandibular joint dysfunction in primary dentition.

@article{Castelo2005RelationshipBO,
  title={Relationship between oral parafunctional/nutritive sucking habits and temporomandibular joint dysfunction in primary dentition.},
  author={P M Castelo and Maria Beatriz Duarte Gavi{\~a}o and Luciano Jos{\'e} Pereira and Leonardo Rigoldi Bonjardim},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={29-36}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between nutritive and parafunctional habits and the presence of temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) in children with primary dentition. METHODS Ninety nine children, aged 3-5 years, were examined to check for the presence or absence of signs and symptoms of TMD (headache, preauricular pain, earache, masticatory muscle tenderness, deviation on opening, occlusal interference and asymmetric movement of the mandible), oral… CONTINUE READING