Daniele Manfredini

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Efficacy of tizanidine hydrochloride in the treatment of myofascial face pain
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Med 95:165-71. 2004
  2. ncbi Anxiety symptoms in clinically diagnosed bruxers
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 32:584-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Hyaluronic acid in the treatment of TMJ disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 28:166-76. 2010
  4. doi Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging findings in temporomandibular joints of the two sides
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 18:499-506. 2014
  5. ncbi Spring-bite: a new device for jaw motion rehabilitation. A case report
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Viale XX Settembre 298, 54033 Marina di Carrara MS, Italy
    Stomatologija 15:54-7. 2013
  6. doi Prevalence of sleep bruxism in children: a systematic review of the literature
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 40:631-42. 2013
  7. doi Natural course of temporomandibular disorders with low pain-related impairment: a 2-to-3-year follow-up study
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 40:436-42. 2013
  8. ncbi An assessment of the usefulness of jaw kinesiography in monitoring temporomandibular disorders: correlation of treatment-related kinesiographic and pain changes in patients receiving temporomandibular joint injections
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:397-405. 2013
  9. doi Axis II psychosocial findings predict effectiveness of TMJ hyaluronic acid injections
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:364-8. 2013
  10. doi Distribution of diagnoses in a population of patients with temporomandibular disorders
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 114:e35-41. 2012

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Publications83

  1. ncbi Efficacy of tizanidine hydrochloride in the treatment of myofascial face pain
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Med 95:165-71. 2004
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the usefulness of tizanidine hydrochloride in the treatment of myofascial pain of the masticatory muscles...
  2. ncbi Anxiety symptoms in clinically diagnosed bruxers
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 32:584-8. 2005
    ..039), stress sensitivity (P = 0.006) and reassurance sensitivity symptoms (P = 0.005) of panic-agoraphobic spectrum. Support to the existence of an association between bruxism and certain psychopathological symptoms has been provided...
  3. ncbi Hyaluronic acid in the treatment of TMJ disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 28:166-76. 2010
    ..Studies with a better methodological design are needed to gain better insight into this issue and to draw clinically useful information on the most suitable protocols for each different TMJ disorder...
  4. doi Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging findings in temporomandibular joints of the two sides
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 18:499-506. 2014
    ..e., disc displacement with reduction, disc displacement without reduction (DDNR), osseous changes (OC), joint effusion] on the same side as well as in the joints of the two sides of the same individual...
  5. ncbi Spring-bite: a new device for jaw motion rehabilitation. A case report
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Viale XX Settembre 298, 54033 Marina di Carrara MS, Italy
    Stomatologija 15:54-7. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Prevalence of sleep bruxism in children: a systematic review of the literature
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 40:631-42. 2013
    ..This prevented from supporting any reliable estimates of the prevalence of sleep bruxism in children. ..
  7. doi Natural course of temporomandibular disorders with low pain-related impairment: a 2-to-3-year follow-up study
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 40:436-42. 2013
    ..5% to 24.6% for osteoarthritis/osteoarthrosis. In a sample of patients TMD with low pain-related impairment followed up with a single recall assessment at 2-to-3 years, the natural course of disease was generally favourable...
  8. ncbi An assessment of the usefulness of jaw kinesiography in monitoring temporomandibular disorders: correlation of treatment-related kinesiographic and pain changes in patients receiving temporomandibular joint injections
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:397-405. 2013
    ..The authors conducted a study in patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) osteoarthritis to assess whether treatment-related changes in pain levels and chewing ability coincide with a change in jaw kinesiographic (KG) parameters...
  9. doi Axis II psychosocial findings predict effectiveness of TMJ hyaluronic acid injections
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:364-8. 2013
    ..The clinical relevance of these findings is important, since psychosocial diagnosis may be even more important than physical evaluation in terms of prognostic impact...
  10. doi Distribution of diagnoses in a population of patients with temporomandibular disorders
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 114:e35-41. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the frequency of TMD diagnoses in a patient population for comparison with the available literature...
  11. doi Kinesiographic recordings of jaw movements are not accurate to detect magnetic resonance-diagnosed temporomandibular joint (TMJ) effusion and disk displacement: findings from a validation study
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 114:457-63. 2012
    ..e., deflection, deviations, incisures...
  12. ncbi Occlusal factors are not related to self-reported bruxism
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 26:163-7. 2012
    ..To estimate the contribution of various occlusal features of the natural dentition that may identify self-reported bruxers compared to nonbruxers...
  13. doi Dental occlusion, body posture and temporomandibular disorders: where we are now and where we are heading for
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Carrara, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 39:463-71. 2012
    ..Therefore, the use instruments and techniques aiming to measure purported occlusal, electromyographic, kinesiographic or posturographic abnormalities cannot be justified in the evidence-based TMD practice...
  14. doi Self-reported bruxism and temporomandibular disorders: findings from two specialised centres
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 39:319-25. 2012
    ....
  15. doi Correlation of RDC/TMD axis I diagnoses and axis II pain-related disability. A multicenter study
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Viale XX Settembre 298, 54033 Marina di Carrara, MS, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 15:749-56. 2011
    ..Treatment-seeking behavior and other factors related with the pain experience are likely to be more important than the physical findings to determine the degree of psychosocial impairment...
  16. ncbi The diagnostic process for temporomandibular disorders
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Stomatologija 9:35-9. 2007
    ..The TMD diagnostic process also relies on a psychosocial assessment of patients, which can be useful to detect a psychosocial impairment that needs to be addressed at the therapeutical level...
  17. ncbi Chronic pain severity and depression/somatization levels in TMD patients
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Int J Prosthodont 23:529-34. 2010
    ....
  18. doi Surface electromyography of jaw muscles and kinesiographic recordings: diagnostic accuracy for myofascial pain
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery School of Dentistry, University of Padova, Padua Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 38:791-9. 2011
    ..Whether intended as a stand-alone measurement or as an adjunct to making clinical decisions, such instruments do not meet the standard of reliability and validity required for such usage...
  19. doi Research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review of axis I epidemiologic findings
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:453-62. 2011
    ..0 axis I diagnoses in patient and in the general populations...
  20. doi Ultrasonography of the temporomandibular joint: a literature review
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1229-36. 2009
    ..Despite these limitations, US remains potentially useful as an alternative imaging technique for monitoring TMJ disorders, particularly the presence of intrarticular effusion...
  21. doi Temporomandibular disorders assessment: medicolegal considerations in the evidence-based era
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 38:101-19. 2011
    ..For these reasons, evidence-based knowledge in the field of TMD diagnosis and treatment was summarised in this article with the aim of providing useful suggestions for a medical legal approach to TMD...
  22. ncbi Role of psychosocial factors in the etiology of bruxism
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 23:153-66. 2009
    ..To summarize literature data about the role of psychosocial factors in the etiology of bruxism...
  23. doi Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis: an open label trial of 76 patients treated with arthrocentesis plus hyaluronic acid injections
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:827-34. 2009
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  24. ncbi Temporomandibular joint bilateral post-traumatic ankylosis: a report of a case treated with interpositional arthroplasty
    D Manfredini
    Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:35-42. 2009
    ..At the 5-years follow-up mouth opening was 46 mm. TMJ arthroplasty with the interposition of autogenous material is an effective technique to restore jaw function and to prevent recurrencies in cases of ankylosis...
  25. doi Psychosocial profiles of painful TMD patients
    D Manfredini
    University of Padova, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 36:193-8. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi Single-needle temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis with hyaluronic acid injections. Preliminary data after a five-injection protocol
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:471-8. 2009
    ....
  27. doi Association between magnetic resonance signs of temporomandibular joint effusion and disk displacement
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:266-71. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between temporomandibular joint (TMJ) effusion and disk displacement by means of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  28. doi Relationship between bruxism and temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review of literature from 1998 to 2008
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:e26-50. 2010
    ..The present paper aims to systematically review the literature on the temporomandibular disorders (TMD)-bruxism relationship published from 1998 to 2008...
  29. doi Agreement between Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders and magnetic resonance diagnoses of temporomandibular disc displacement in a patient population
    D Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:612-6. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi Predictive value of combined clinically diagnosed bruxism and occlusal features for TMJ pain
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Viale XX Settembre 298, 54033 Marina di Carrara MS, Italy
    Cranio 28:105-13. 2010
    ....
  31. doi Psychosocial impairment in temporomandibular disorders patients. RDC/TMD axis II findings from a multicentre study
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    J Dent 38:765-72. 2010
    ....
  32. doi Temporomandibular joint click sound and magnetic resonance-depicted disk position: which relationship?
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    J Dent 36:256-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the agreement between temporomandibular joint click sound and MR diagnoses of different disk positions...
  33. doi Etiopathogenesis of disk displacement of the temporomandibular joint: a review of the mechanisms
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Indian J Dent Res 20:212-21. 2009
    ..A full comprehension of the etiopathogenesis of disk displacement is far from being achieved, and clinicians must take into account this consideration when treating patients with temporomandibular disorders...
  34. ncbi Bruxism: overview of current knowledge and suggestions for dental implants planning
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 29:304-12. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi Occlusal features are not a reliable predictor of bruxism
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:231-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this investigation was to estimate the contribution of occlusion to differentiate bruxers from non-bruxers...
  36. ncbi Ultrasound assessment of increased capsular width as a predictor of temporomandibular joint effusion
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 32:359-64. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether an increased capsular width evidenced by ultrasound (US) could be an indirect marker of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) effusion...
  37. ncbi Prevalence of bruxism in patients with different research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) diagnoses
    Daniele Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Cranio 21:279-85. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi Predictive value of clinical findings for temporomandibular joint effusion
    Daniele Manfredini
    University of Pisa, Section of Prothstic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, Pisa, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:521-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the predictive value of clinical symptoms for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) effusion...
  39. ncbi A spectrum approach for the assessment of manic-depressive symptoms accompanying temporomandibular disorders
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:231-6, 237-40. 2003
    ..The aims of this work were to evaluate the reliability of a newly adopted spectrum model of psychopathology to detect depressive symptoms in TMD patients, and to produce pilot data on the presence of manic symptoms in TMD patients...
  40. ncbi A critical review on the importance of psychological factors in temporomandibular disorders
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthatic Dentistry, Department of Odontostomatology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:321-6, 327-30. 2003
    ..Besides, from this review it is underlined the need for controlled trials which, regardless of the causality of TMD-psychic disorders associations, definitively evaluate the efficacy of the various psychotherapy modalities proposed...
  41. ncbi Sample size calculation for studies on temporomandibular disorders
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:309-14, 315-9. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi The role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disc displacement and intra-articular effusion
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:93-100, 100-4. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi Muscle relaxants in the treatment of myofascial face pain. A literature review
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:305-13. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Ultrasonography of the temporomandibular joint: comparison of findings in patients with rheumatic diseases and temporomandibular disorders. A preliminary report
    Daniele Manfredini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:481-5. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to compare findings from ultrasonography (US) of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and temporomandibular disorders (TMD)...
  45. ncbi Mood disorders in subjects with bruxing behavior
    Daniele Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Dent 33:485-90. 2005
    ..An investigation was conducted on 105 subjects to assess the existence of an association between mood psychopathology and bruxism...
  46. ncbi Comparison of masticatory dysfunction in temporomandibular disorders and fibromyalgia
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:641-50. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical features of the involvement of the stomatognathic system in patients with fibromyalgia, and to compare signs and symptoms of masticatory dysfunction between TMD and FM patients...
  47. ncbi Mood and anxiety psychopathology and temporomandibular disorder: a spectrum approach
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 31:933-40. 2004
    ..It was concluded that myofascial pain patients differed from those with disc displacement, joint disorders and no TMD in relation to some psychopathological symptoms, while the last three groups presented very similar profiles...
  48. ncbi Psychic and occlusal factors in bruxers
    D Manfredini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Aust Dent J 49:84-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the existence of associations between bruxism and psychic and occlusal factors...
  49. ncbi Mood spectrum in patients with different painful temporomandibular disorders
    Daniele Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Cranio 22:234-40. 2004
    ..Furthermore, depressive disturbances in painful TMD patients affect the whole spectrum of depressive psychopathology...
  50. ncbi Diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders according to RDC/TMD axis I findings, a multicenter Italian study
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:429-38. 2004
    ....
  51. doi Treatment effectiveness of arthrocentesis plus hyaluronic acid injections in different age groups of patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2048-56. 2012
    ..To investigate for treatment effectiveness in different age groups of patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis who underwent a cycle of 5 weekly arthrocenteses plus hyaluronic acid injections...
  52. ncbi A one-year case series of arthrocentesis with hyaluronic acid injections for temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:e14-22. 2007
    ..The present study presents a case series on the efficacy of arthrocentesis with hyaluronic acid injections for the treatment of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis by providing patient evaluations at a one-year follow-up...
  53. ncbi Efficacy of botulinum toxin in treating myofascial pain in bruxers: a controlled placebo pilot study
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 26:126-35. 2008
    ..Results from the present study supported the efficacy of BTX-A to reduce myofascial pain symptoms in bruxers, and provided pilot data which need to be confirmed by further research using larger samples...
  54. ncbi Quantification of the relative risk of multiple occlusal variables for muscle disorders of the stomatognathic system
    Nicola Landi
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 92:190-5. 2004
    ..There is no consensus on the association between occlusion and temporomandibular disorders (TMD)...
  55. ncbi Age-related differences in temporomandibular disorder diagnoses
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 30:103-9. 2012
    ..The external validity of the results from this investigation needs to be confirmed by multicenter and cross-cultural studies...
  56. doi Short-term effects of arthrocentesis plus viscosupplementation in the management of signs and symptoms of painful TMJ disc displacement with reduction. A pilot study
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 14:29-34. 2010
    ..To provide data on the short-term effect of a cycle of five weekly arthrocenteses plus hyaluronic acid injections in the management of signs and symptoms of painful disc displacements...
  57. doi Surgical treatment of chronic temporomandibular joint dislocation: a case report
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Padova, V le XX Settembre 298, 54036 Marina di Carrara MS, Italy
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 12:43-6. 2008
    ..The present paper described a case report of a bilateral intervention for articular tubercle height augmentation by means of calvaria bone grafts...
  58. doi Comparison of 2 hyaluronic acid drugs for the treatment of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2522-30. 2012
    ....
  59. doi Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint: a proposal for a single-needle technique
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:483-6. 2008
    ..These potential advantages have to be assessed with future randomized and controlled clinical trials...
  60. ncbi Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid for temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis in elderly patients
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Stomatologija 11:60-5. 2009
    ....
  61. doi Total temporomandibular joint replacement: a clinical case with a proposal for post-surgical rehabilitation
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 36:403-9. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, a better standardization of both surgical and post-surgical phases should further improve the efficacy of treatment...
  62. ncbi Clinical features of the stomatognathic involvement in fibromyalgia syndrome: a comparison with temporomandibular disorders patients
    Giovanni Salvetti
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Cranio 25:127-33. 2007
    ..Results of the present study confirm the high rate of involvement of the stomatognathic system in the course of FM and support the need for a careful multidisciplinary approach to patients with TMD, including the rheumatologist...
  63. doi Myositis ossificans traumatica of the temporalis muscle: a case report and diagnostic considerations
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 16:221-5. 2012
    ..The present paper reported the case of a trauma-related myositis ossificans, with focus on considerations for a differential diagnosis process...
  64. doi Age peaks of different RDC/TMD diagnoses in a patient population
    Daniele Manfredini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Italy
    J Dent 38:392-9. 2010
    ....
  65. ncbi Psychopathology and clinical features in an Italian sample of patients with myofascial and temporomandibular joint pain: preliminary data
    F Nifosi
    University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:283-300. 2007
    ..Sixty-three TMD patients were investigated using clinical and anamnestical psychiatric informations and psychopathological measures...
  66. ncbi Myofascial pain of the jaw muscles: comparison of short-term effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections and fascial manipulation technique
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 30:95-102. 2012
    ..Future studies on larger samples over a longer follow-up span are needed on the way to identify tailored treatment strategies...
  67. ncbi Evaluation of the effectiveness of biobehavioral therapy in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders: a literature review
    Bruno Orlando
    The Department of Neuroscience, Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Behav Med 33:101-18. 2007
    ..Literature data suggest that the inclusion of biobehavioral interventions in the management of TMDs may be reasonable, even if no conclusions can be drawn about their long-term effectiveness...
  68. ncbi Total temporomandibular joint prosthesis as a surgical option for severe mouth opening restriction. A case report of a bilateral intervention
    L Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Reumatismo 59:322-7. 2007
    ..Also, a discussion of the potential indications for TMJ replacement has been provided, along with the description of the surgical procedure...
  69. ncbi Current concepts on the functional somatic syndromes and temporomandibular disorders
    Francesco Fantoni
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy
    Stomatologija 9:3-9. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi Sexual hormone serum levels and temporomandibular disorders. A preliminary study
    Nicola Landi
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:99-103. 2005
    ..g., bone, cartilage, collagen, proteins) could be a target for sexual hormones, these data suggest that high serum estrogen levels might be implicated in the physiopathology of TMD...
  71. ncbi 17-beta-estradiol and progesterone serum levels in temporomandibular disorder patients
    N Landi
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:651-60. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi Research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) axis I diagnoses in an Italian patient population
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 33:551-8. 2006
    ..The present investigation provided findings that, compared and integrated with literature data, can be useful to create a world-wide database, in accordance with the nature of the RDC/TMD classification system...
  73. ncbi Etiopathogenesis of parafunctional habits of the stomatognathic system
    D Manfredini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Dental Prosthesis, CLOPD, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:339-45, 345-9. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi Ultrasonographic vs magnetic resonance imaging findings of temporomandibular joint effusion
    F Tognini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, CLOPD, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:365-70, 370-2. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of ultrasonography (US) in the evaluation of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) effusion compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, assumed as the gold standard...
  75. ncbi Early interception of skeletal-dental factors predisposing to temporomandibular disorders during child development
    M Romagnoli
    Unit of Dental Prosthesis, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:15-8, 18-22. 2003
    ..The general practitioner, and to an even greater extent the pediatrician, may therefore play a role of primary importance as those medical influences capable of early detection of TMD risk situations...
  76. ncbi Magnetic resonance of the temporomandibular joint: experience at an Italian university center
    G Montagnani
    CLSOPD, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 54:429-40. 2005
    ..Such criteria have been discussed on the basis of our experience at the Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa...
  77. ncbi Comparison of ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of temporomandibular joint disc displacement
    F Tognini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 32:248-53. 2005
    ..1%. Ultrasonography proved to be accurate in detecting normal disc position and the presence of abnormalities in disc-condyle relationship but not so useful for the distinction between disc displacement with and without reduction...
  78. doi Synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint: a case description with systematic literature review
    L Guarda-Nardini
    TMD Clinic, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:745-55. 2010
    ..A single recurrence was described, confirming the benign nature of the disease...
  79. ncbi Is clinical assessment valid for the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disk displacement?
    F Tognini
    Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:439-48. 2004
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the predictive value of clinical examination for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disk position abnormalities...
  80. ncbi Efficacy of physical therapy in the treatment of masticatory myofascial pain: a literature review
    B Orlando
    Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 55:355-66. 2006
    ..This study seems to suggest that the employ of physical therapy could be useful in the treatment of myogenous TDM, even though further studies are needed to assess the efficacy of this tool...
  81. ncbi Temporomandibular joint total replacement prosthesis: current knowledge and considerations for the future
    L Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:103-10. 2008
    ..Findings from the available studies are promising, and need to be confirmed by multicenter trials taking into account interoperator variability...
  82. ncbi Coronoid hyperplasia. A case report
    A Bertacci
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 54:461-70. 2005
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  83. ncbi Otologic symptoms in temporomandibular disorders patients: is there evidence of an association-relationship?
    G Salvetti
    Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 55:627-37. 2006
    ..Suggestions for future researches have been also presented, since a full understanding of this plausible interaction will be an important factor in diagnosis making and treatment planning for both pathologies...