Evaluation of the effects of functional orthopaedic treatment on temporomandibular joints with single-photon emission computerized tomography


Guner D., Ozturk Y., SAYMAN H. B.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS, cilt.25, sa.1, ss.9-12, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/ejo/25.1.9
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.9-12

Özet

The aims of this investigation were to evaluate the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) with single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) in subjects treated with a mandibular advancement repositioning splint (MARS), and to compare the results with the total effect on dentofacial morphology. The study was undertaken on 17 Class II division 1 malocclusion subjects (nine males, eight females) with mandibular retrusion. Ten patients (five males, five females) formed the treatment group and seven (four males, three females) were used as the control. SPECT was performed only in the treatment group.