The role of dental loss and denture status on clinical signs of temporomandibular disorders.

@article{Sipil2013TheRO,
  title={The role of dental loss and denture status on clinical signs of temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={K Sipil{\"a} and Ritva N{\"a}p{\"a}nkangas and Mauno H. K{\"o}n{\"o}nen and Pentti Alanen and Anna Liisa Suominen},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={15-23}
}
Studies concerning the role of denture status on in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are scarce. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of tooth loss and denture status with clinical findings of TMD. The data were obtained from 6316 subjects aged ≥ 30 years from the Finnish Health 2000 Survey. The associations between clinically assessed TMD findings and number of teeth, wearing of removable dentures, need for denture repair and age of the dentures were analysed by means of chi… CONTINUE READING
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