Características bucodentales de pacientes con trastornos temporomandibulares

Quinteromarmol-Juárez, Myriam; Espinosade Santillana, Irene Aurora; Martínez-Torres, Jorge; Vargas-García, Hugo Alberto
March 2009
Revista Medica del IMSS;mar/abr2009, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p189
Academic Journal
Objective: to describe the dental characteristics of patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Methods: a survey in 130 out patients from a Clinic of Maxilofacial Surgery Service, who fulfilled the selection criteria. The social and demographic data were reported in other paper. It was used a questionnaire to identify factors of risk for TMD according to the Research Diagnostic Criteries/Temporomandibular Disorders proposed by Dworkin. It was registered the Angle to molar bilaterally and canine, the presence of canine guides and incisal margin, the dental lost organs and previous surgical removal of third molars. Unvaried and bivariate statistical analysis was made. Results: the clinical manifestations in patients with TMD which they appear in the upheavals temporomandibular were: pain to articulate, muscular pain, noises you will articulate with statistically significant differences (p < 0.05) in the variables class to molar and canine of Angle, absence of canine guides and incisal margin, previous retirement of third molars, parafunctions, mandibulars deviations at rest, number of dental absences. Conclusions: the physiomechanical conditions in the oral cavity of the patients of upheavals temporomandibular are considered a risk factor condition.


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