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Electromyographic analysis of masticatory and neck muscles in subjects with natural dentition, teeth-supported and implant-supported prostheses.

Authors
  • Tartaglia, Gianluca M
  • Testori, Tiziano
  • Pallavera, Andrea
  • Marelli, Bruno
  • Sforza, Chiarella
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Oral Implants Research
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2008
Volume
19
Issue
10
Pages
1081–1088
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2008.01574.x
PMID: 18828826
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clenching with the analyzed prostheses was performed with a relative increment of temporalis activity. Neuromuscular coordination during chewing was larger in patients who maintained their teeth or dental roots, independently from the number of dental contacts.

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