Symptoms of functional disturbances of the masticatory system. A comparison of frequencies in a population sample and in a group of patients.

@article{Agerberg1975SymptomsOF,
  title={Symptoms of functional disturbances of the masticatory system. A comparison of frequencies in a population sample and in a group of patients.},
  author={G{\"o}ran Agerberg and Gunnar E. Carlsson},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={1975},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={183-90}
}
With the aid of questionnaires symptoms of mandibular dysfunction and some general and oral conditions were studied in a group of previous patients and in a randomly selected population sample. From the two materials answers were obtained from 82 persons (81%) and 1.106 (91%) respectively. The results confirmed that women are heavily overrepresented in patient materials. This differs from the fairly equal sex distribution found in population studies of mandibular dysfunction. The most frequent… CONTINUE READING

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