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, cilt.46, ss.159-163, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.159-163

Özet

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.