Risk factors associated with temporomandibular joint sounds in children 6 to 12 years of age.

@article{Keeling1994RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with temporomandibular joint sounds in children 6 to 12 years of age.},
  author={S D Keeling and Susan P. McGorray and T T Wheeler and Gregory Joseph King},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={1994},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={279-87}
}
The relationship between temporomandibular joint (TMJ) sounds and a person's dental and skeletal characteristics is poorly understood. In this study, data were obtained from 3428 grade schoolchildren (mean age = 9.0 years, SD = 0.8, range 6 to 12 years), without a history of orthodontic treatment. Each child had been examined independently by one of six orthodontists to assess: TMJ sounds (none, click, crepitus), gender, age, race (white/black), skeletal relationships (convexity, maxillary, and… CONTINUE READING

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