Widespread pain and the effectiveness of oral splints in myofascial face pain.

@article{Raphael2001WidespreadPA,
  title={Widespread pain and the effectiveness of oral splints in myofascial face pain.},
  author={K G Raphael and Joseph J. Marbach},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={
          305-16
        }
}
BACKGROUND The research literature reaches inconsistent conclusions about the efficacy of oral splints for treating myofascial face pain. This investigation hypothesizes that their effectiveness varies as a function of the presence or absence of widespread pain. METHODS In a randomized, controlled clinical trial, 63 women with myofascial face pain were assigned to use of either an active, maxillary, flat-plane, hard acrylic splint or a palatal splint that did not interfere with occlusion… CONTINUE READING
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