Temporomandibular disorders in Turkish children with mixed and primary dentition: prevalence of signs and symptoms


Muhtarogullari M., Demirel F., Saygili G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.46, no.2, pp.159-163, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.159-163

Abstract

The prevalence of signs and symptoms related to TM (temporomandibular) disorders was examined in 40 children with primary dentition and in 40 children with mixed dentition. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between dentition and TM disorders in the examined population. Maximum mouth opening was also evaluated. Clinical examination was done by one investigator. A questionnaire was used in combination with the clinical examination.