Correlation between skeletal Class II and temporomandibular joint disorders: a literature review.
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy - [email protected]
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Aug 01, 2016
It is therefore impossible to make any forecast of proper development of TMD on the basis of the presence or absence of a malocclusion although in some studies the class II malocclusion has been associated with a higher prevalence of muscle strains problems. So, while there is a clear lack of association with strictly joint issues (click, lock joint, dislocations) in the literature class II malocclusion can be related only to muscular problems.
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