Evaluation of temporomandibular joint, masticatory muscle, and brain cortex activity in patients treated by removable functional appliances: a prospective fMRI study.


Ozdiler O., Orhan K., Cesur E., Koklu A., Algn O.

Dento maxillo facial radiology, vol.48, no.7, pp.20190216, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr.20190216
  • Title of Journal : Dento maxillo facial radiology
  • Page Numbers: pp.20190216

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of functional orthodontic appliances on the masticatory muscles, temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and brain to determine whether using functional appliances full-time or only at night yields different results.