masticatory muscles

Summary

Summary: Muscles arising in the zygomatic arch that close the jaw. Their nerve supply is masseteric from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Review of aetiological concepts of temporomandibular pain disorders: towards a biopsychosocial model for integration of physical disorder factors with psychological and psychosocial illness impact factors
    Tuija I Suvinen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Pain 9:613-33. 2005
  2. ncbi Analgesic action of gabapentin on chronic pain in the masticatory muscles: a randomized controlled trial
    Pablo Kimos
    TMD Orofacial Pain Clinic, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Pain 127:151-60. 2007
  3. ncbi Motor behavior of the jaw muscles during different clenching levels
    Stefan Rues
    Research Group Biomechanics, Institute for Mechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 116:223-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Masticatory muscle activity during maximum voluntary clench in different research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) groups
    Gianluca M Tartaglia
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Via Mangiagalli 31, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Man Ther 13:434-40. 2008
  5. ncbi An electromyographic investigation of masticatory muscles symmetry in normo-occlusion subjects
    V F Ferrario
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Istituto di Anatomia Umana Normale, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Milano, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 27:33-40. 2000
  6. ncbi Electromyographic study of stomatognathic system muscles during chewing of different materials
    D Ap Biasotto-Gonzalez
    July Nine University UNINOVE, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 50:121-7. 2010
  7. ncbi Prevalence of temporomandibular disorder subtypes, psychologic distress, and psychosocial dysfunction in Asian patients
    Adrian U J Yap
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Republic of Singapore
    J Orofac Pain 17:21-8. 2003
  8. ncbi Effects of transcutaneous electrical nervous stimulation on electromyographic and kinesiographic activity of patients with temporomandibular disorders: a placebo-controlled study
    Annalisa Monaco
    University of L Aquila, Department of Health Sciences, L Aquila, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:463-8. 2012
  9. ncbi MRI findings in patients with severe trismus following radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Kunwar S S Bhatia
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, S A R, China
    Eur Radiol 19:2586-93. 2009
  10. ncbi Associations between pain and neuromuscular activity in the human jaw and neck muscles
    Peter Svensson
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Orofacial Pain Laboratory, Aalborg University, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 109:225-32. 2004

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  1. ncbi Review of aetiological concepts of temporomandibular pain disorders: towards a biopsychosocial model for integration of physical disorder factors with psychological and psychosocial illness impact factors
    Tuija I Suvinen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Pain 9:613-33. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Analgesic action of gabapentin on chronic pain in the masticatory muscles: a randomized controlled trial
    Pablo Kimos
    TMD Orofacial Pain Clinic, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Pain 127:151-60. 2007
    Chronic masticatory myalgia (CMM) can be defined as constant pain in the masticatory muscles for more than 6 months and is influenced by the central nervous system...
  3. ncbi Motor behavior of the jaw muscles during different clenching levels
    Stefan Rues
    Research Group Biomechanics, Institute for Mechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 116:223-8. 2008
    ..Pure axial loading of teeth seems to be impeded by the anterior force component during bilateral clenching. The posterior movement of the RP might prevent overloading of the temporomandibular joints and anterior teeth...
  4. ncbi Masticatory muscle activity during maximum voluntary clench in different research diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (RDC/TMD) groups
    Gianluca M Tartaglia
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Via Mangiagalli 31, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Man Ther 13:434-40. 2008
    ..05). Surface electromyography of the masticatory muscles allowed an objective discrimination among different RDC/TMD subgroups...
  5. ncbi An electromyographic investigation of masticatory muscles symmetry in normo-occlusion subjects
    V F Ferrario
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Istituto di Anatomia Umana Normale, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Milano, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 27:33-40. 2000
    ..e. conditions where an apparent good morphological situation is not related to a correct neuromuscular status...
  6. ncbi Electromyographic study of stomatognathic system muscles during chewing of different materials
    D Ap Biasotto-Gonzalez
    July Nine University UNINOVE, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 50:121-7. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Prevalence of temporomandibular disorder subtypes, psychologic distress, and psychosocial dysfunction in Asian patients
    Adrian U J Yap
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Republic of Singapore
    J Orofac Pain 17:21-8. 2003
    ..The RDC/TMD Axis I and II findings were compared to those of Swedish and American TMD patients...
  8. ncbi Effects of transcutaneous electrical nervous stimulation on electromyographic and kinesiographic activity of patients with temporomandibular disorders: a placebo-controlled study
    Annalisa Monaco
    University of L Aquila, Department of Health Sciences, L Aquila, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:463-8. 2012
    ..Significant differences were only observed in the TENS group, for masticatory muscles of both sides; one-way analysis of variance revealed that sEMG values of masticatory muscles of both sides ..
  9. ncbi MRI findings in patients with severe trismus following radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Kunwar S S Bhatia
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, S A R, China
    Eur Radiol 19:2586-93. 2009
    ..This study advances the understanding of mechanisms behind this debilitating side effect of radiotherapy...
  10. ncbi Associations between pain and neuromuscular activity in the human jaw and neck muscles
    Peter Svensson
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Orofacial Pain Laboratory, Aalborg University, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 109:225-32. 2004
    ..In conclusion, experimental neck pain is not associated with tonic increases in jaw EMG activity although jaw muscle pain can be linked to increases in neck EMG activity with the head and jaw at rest...
  11. ncbi Clenching TMJs-loads increases in partial edentates: a 3D finite element study
    Amaya Pérez del Palomar
    Group of Structural Mechanics and Materials Modelling, Aragon Institute of Engineering Research I3A, University of Zaragoza, Maria de Luna, 3, E 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
    Ann Biomed Eng 36:1014-23. 2008
    ..This study tests the hypothesis of loading-dependence on the temporomandibular joint during clenching on the particular of experimentally partial edentate conditions...
  12. ncbi Surface EMG of jaw elevator muscles: effect of electrode location and inter-electrode distance
    T Castroflorio
    Specialization School of Orthodontics, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Universita di Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 32:411-7. 2005
    ..Finally, spectral and, in particular, amplitude EMG variables were very sensitive to inter-electrode distance, which thus should be fixed when subjects or muscles are compared in the same or different experimental conditions...
  13. ncbi Symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in the population: an epidemiological study
    Daniela Aparecida de Godoi Gonçalves
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araraquara Dental School, Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara SP, Brazil
    J Orofac Pain 24:270-8. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as a function of age and gender, in a representative urban sample from the Brazilian population...
  14. ncbi Classification, causation and treatment of masticatory myogenous pain and dysfunction
    Glenn T Clark
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, 925 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0641, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:145-57, v. 2008
    This article focuses on chronic myogenous pains affecting the masticatory muscles, including focal myalgia, regional myalgia, myofascial pain, and fibromyalgia...
  15. ncbi Myositis ossificans traumatica of the masticatory muscles
    Hitoshi Nemoto
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fujigaoka Hospital, Showa University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 23:e514-6. 2012
    ..Involvement of the lateral pterygoid muscle is especially rare...
  16. ncbi Bite force estimation and the fiber architecture of felid masticatory muscles
    Adam Hartstone-Rose
    Department of Biology and Anthropology, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA 16601, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 295:1336-51. 2012
    ..This suggests an adaptive signal related to gape...
  17. ncbi Surface electromyography of the masticatory muscles for application in dental practice. Current evidence and future developments
    A Hugger
    Poliklinik fur Zahnarztliche Prothetik, Westdeutsche Kieferklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Int J Comput Dent 11:81-106. 2008
    ..EMG) enables the acquisition of valid and reliable quantitative data on the functional condition of the masticatory muscles as a "neuromuscular functional analysis"...
  18. ncbi Intravoxel incoherent motion imaging of masticatory muscles: pilot study for the assessment of perfusion and diffusion during clenching
    Miho Sasaki
    1 Department of Radiology and Cancer Biology, Nagasaki University School of Dentistry, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 201:1101-7. 2013
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) imaging for assessing perfusion and diffusion of masticatory muscles during clenching.
  19. ncbi Myositis ossificans circumscripta involving bilateral masticatory muscles
    Suhas S Godhi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, ITS Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Murad nagar, India
    J Craniofac Surg 22:e11-3. 2011
    ..Surgical excision of the ossification is the main treatment modality. This is a case report of a patient who developed MO of the muscles of mastication...
  20. ncbi Anamnestic index severity and signs and symptoms of TMD
    Débora Bevilaqua-Grossi
    Departamento de Biomecanica, Medicina e Reabilitação do, Aparelho Locomotor, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cranio 24:112-8. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi Disorders of the masticatory muscles
    Scott S De Rossi
    Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, Georgia Regents University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 57:449-64. 2013
    Muscle disorders involving the masticatory muscles have been considered analogous to skeletal muscle disorders throughout the body...
  22. ncbi The influence of crossbite on the coordinated electromyographic activity of human masticatory muscles during mastication
    V F Ferrario
    Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico, Istituto di Anatomia Umana Normale, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Milan, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 26:575-81. 1999
    ..The altered occlusal relationship influenced the coordination of the masticatory muscles during chewing on both sides...
  23. ncbi The efficacy of traditional, low-cost and nonsplint therapies for temporomandibular disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Edmond Truelove
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:1099-107; quiz 1169. 2006
    ..Treatment recommendations for patients with painful temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) range from conservative treatments such as physiotherapy to aggressive and irreversible treatments such as restorative reconstruction and joint surgery...
  24. ncbi Effects of a functional appliance on masticatory muscles of young adults suffering from muscle-related temporomandibular disorders
    T Castroflorio
    Specialisation School of Orthodontics, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, School of Dentistry, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 31:524-9. 2004
    ..A torque index was derived from the surface EMG recordings to estimate lateral displacement of the mandible. The results show that the FGB-D corrects the torque index and thus the lateral displacement of the mandible...
  25. ncbi A case of atrophy of the masticatory muscles due to a masticatory habit
    Yutaka Imauchi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:551-3. 2002
    We present a case of atrophy of the masticatory muscles due to a masticatory habit. The patient has had only left side molars for about 40 years...
  26. ncbi Occlusal stabilization appliances. Evidence of their efficacy
    M Kreiner
    Department of General and Oral Physiology, University of Uruguay, School of Dentistry, Montevideo
    J Am Dent Assoc 132:770-7. 2001
    ..However, if the behavior continues unabated, even the best splint will not work...
  27. ncbi Mastication-induced modulation of the jaw-opening reflex during different periods of mastication in awake rabbits
    Rahman Mostafeezur
    Division of Oral Physiology, Department of Oral Biological Sciences, Niigata University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 2 5274 Gakkocho dori, Niigata 951 8514, Japan
    Brain Res 1254:28-37. 2009
    ..Sensory inputs from both the chewing and non-chewing sides similarly regulate the activity of the jaw-opening muscles...
  28. ncbi Denervation atrophy of the masticatory muscles in a patient with nasopharyngeal cancer: MR examinations before and after radiotherapy
    Y Ariji
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, University School of Dentistry, Nagoya, Japan
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:204-8. 2002
    We report on a patient with denervation atrophy of the masticatory muscles due to nasopharyngeal cancer who received therapeutic irradiation. Magnetic resonance imaging has significantly contributed to aid diagnosis of this pathology...
  29. ncbi Longitudinal evaluation of sEMG of masticatory muscles and kinematics of mandible changes in children treated for unilateral cross-bite
    Conchita Martin
    Department of Stomatology IV, School of Dentistry, University Complutense of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:620-8. 2012
    ..These findings reinforce the advantages of treating children with UPXB and functional shift as early as possible...
  30. ncbi Effects of experimental muscle pain on electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles in the rat
    Jin Y Ro
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Dentistry, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Muscle Nerve 25:576-84. 2002
    ..of noxious chemical stimulation of a jaw muscle on postural electromyographic (EMG) activity from several masticatory muscles in lightly anesthetized rats...
  31. ncbi Orofacial muscle pain: new advances in concept and therapy
    Ana Cristina Lotaif
    Clinical Dentistry Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Center, Division of Diagnostic Sciences University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 34:625-30. 2006
    This manuscript focuses on chronic myogenous pains affecting the masticatory muscles. The differentiation of myogenous masticatory pain into subcategories is proposed by separating myogenous pains according to their location and anatomic ..
  32. ncbi Controlled study of EMG activity of the jaw closers and openers during mastication in patients with myasthenia gravis
    A van der Bilt
    Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics and Special Dental Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Oral Sci 109:160-4. 2001
    ..Bulbar myasthenia gravis may impair mastication due to weakness of the masticatory muscles. The aim of the study was to objectively evaluate the influence of myasthenia gravis on mastication...
  33. ncbi Laser acupuncture for myofascial pain of the masticatory muscles. A controlled pilot study
    Joannis Katsoulis
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 120:213-25. 2010
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effectiveness of laser acupuncture within the scope of a pilot study...
  34. ncbi Bilateral experimental muscle pain changes electromyographic activity of human jaw-closing muscles during mastication
    P Svensson
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Exp Brain Res 116:182-5. 1997
    ....
  35. ncbi Relation between facial morphology on lateral skull radiographs and sEMG activity of head, neck, and trunk muscles in Caucasian adult females
    Simona Tecco
    University G D Annunzio, Department of Oral Science, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 21:298-310. 2011
    ..No certain conclusion, however, was possible on the mechanism concerning these results. Future longitudinal studies are required...
  36. ncbi Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging findings of the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Hasan Huseyin Yilmaz
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Dentistry, Isparta, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 32:1171-8. 2012
    ..clinical, radiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and masticatory muscles in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  37. ncbi EMG spectral characteristics of masticatory muscles and upper trapezius during maximum voluntary teeth clenching
    Gianluigi Lodetti
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche Città Studi, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:103-9. 2012
    ..Reference values may assist in the assessment of patients with alterations in the cranio-cervical-mandibular system...
  38. ncbi [Relationship between occlusion and myoarthropathy. Introduction of an integrating neurobiological model]
    Jens Christoph Türp
    Klinik für Prothetik und Kaufunktionslehre Zentrum für Zahnmedizin, Universität Basel Hebelstrasse 3, CH 4056 Basel
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 113:964-77. 2003
    ..This model appears to be suitable to explain the pathogenic and therapeutic effects due to occlusal management of patients with myofascial facial pain...
  39. ncbi [The influences upon the passive tensile of the masticatory muscles and ligaments by Herbst appliance under various bite reconstruction--a three dimensional finite element analysis]
    J Song
    College of Stomatology, West China University of Medical Sciences
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 19:43-5. 2001
    ..3). On this model, the passive tensile in the masticatory muscles and ligaments were analyzed under various bit reconstruction designed according to specified advanced ..
  40. ncbi Organisation of common inputs to motoneuron pools of human masticatory muscles
    Shapour Jaberzadeh
    Research Centre for Human Movement Control and School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1931-40. 2006
    ..To determine the pattern of organization of common inputs to the motoneuron pools of individual muscles in the masticatory system...
  41. ncbi Characteristics of masticatory muscles in children with unilateral posterior crossbite
    Annicele da Silva Andrade
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campina, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 24:204-10. 2010
    ..These results indicate that in children, UPCB can alter the coordination of masticatory muscles during mastication.
  42. ncbi [Myalgia of the masticatory muscles]
    H J Schindler
    Poliklinik fur Zahnarztliche Prothetik, Universitat Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Schmerz 23:303-11; quiz 312. 2009
    ..Understanding of the underlying neurobiological background of acute and chronic pain may help in therapeutic decision-making and evaluation of the therapeutic effects...
  43. ncbi Effect of conventional TENS on pain and electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles in TMD patients
    Delaine Rodrigues
    Methodist University of Piracicaba
    Braz Oral Res 18:290-5. 2004
    ..are characterized by several signs and symptoms, such as pain and changes in the electrical activity of masticatory muscles. Considering that transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a resource indicated to promote ..
  44. ncbi Mammalian masticatory muscles: homology, nomenclature, and diversification
    Robert E Druzinsky
    Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:224-34. 2011
    ....
  45. pmc Functional anatomy of incisal biting in Aplodontia rufa and sciuromorph rodents - part 1: masticatory muscles, skull shape and digging
    Robert E Druzinsky
    Departments of Occupational and Physical Therapy, Governors State University, University Park, Ill 60484, USA r druzinsky govst edu
    Cells Tissues Organs 191:510-22. 2010
    ..Protrogomorph rodents are thought to represent the primitive condition of rodent masticatory muscles. Aplodontia rufa, the mountain beaver, is the only living protrogomorphous rodent...
  46. ncbi Mandibular muscle morphology in children with different vertical facial patterns: A 3-dimensional computed tomography study
    Hong Jin Chan
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:10.e1-13. 2008
    ....
  47. pmc Maximum occlusal force and medial mandibular flexure in relation to vertical facial pattern: a cross-sectional study
    Rosemary S Shinkai
    Department of Prosthodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Head Face Med 3:18. 2007
    Vertical facial pattern may be related to the direction of pull of the masticatory muscles, yet its effect on occlusal force and elastic deformation of the mandible still is unclear...
  48. ncbi Effects of prolonged gum chewing on pain and fatigue in human jaw muscles
    M Farella
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Eur J Oral Sci 109:81-5. 2001
    ..was to investigate the effects of prolonged gum chewing on pain, fatigue and pressure tenderness of the masticatory muscles. Fifteen women without temporomandibular disorders (TMD) were requested to perform one of the following ..
  49. ncbi The immediate effects of atlanto-occipital joint manipulation and suboccipital muscle inhibition technique on active mouth opening and pressure pain sensitivity over latent myofascial trigger points in the masticatory muscles
    Natalia M Oliveira-Campelo
    Escuela de Osteopatía de Madrid, Escola Superior de Tecnología de Saúde, Porto, Portugal
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:310-7. 2010
    ..A randomized controlled trial...
  50. ncbi Spread and referral of experimental pain in different jaw muscles
    Peter Svensson
    Department of Clinical Oral Physiology, Royal Dental College, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 9, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Orofac Pain 17:214-23. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that there would be no differences in perceived pain intensity and spread and referral of pain evoked by injection of a similar amount of hypertonic saline into 6 different jaw-muscle sites in healthy female subjects...
  51. ncbi Association between rhythmic masticatory muscle activity during sleep and masticatory myofascial pain: a polysomnographic study
    Leylha Maria Nunes Rossetti
    J Orofac Pain 22:190-200. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Fiber-type composition of the human jaw muscles--(part 1) origin and functional significance of fiber-type diversity
    J A M Korfage
    Department of Functional Anatomy, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 84:774-83. 2005
    ..Generally, the number of slow, fatigue-resistant fibers is relatively large in muscles and muscle regions that are subjected to considerable activity and/or stretch...
  53. ncbi Does the ovarian cycle influence the pressure-pain threshold of the masticatory muscles in symptom-free women?
    R Cimino
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 14:105-11. 2000
    To test the hypothesis that the ovarian cycle influences the pressure-pain threshold of the masticatory muscles.
  54. ncbi Pressure pain threshold in the detection of masticatory myofascial pain: an algometer-based study
    Rafael dos Santos Silva
    Department of Prosthodontics, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Brazil
    J Orofac Pain 19:318-24. 2005
    To compare pressure pain threshold (PPT) values for masticatory muscles in patients with signs and symptoms of myofascial pain and in asymptomatic individuals.
  55. ncbi Activities of masticatory muscles in patients after orthognathic surgery
    Elena Di Palma
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Universita degli Studi di L Aquila, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 37:417-20. 2009
    ..To evaluate left and right masseter and anterior temporalis muscle activity in patients before and after orthognathic surgery...
  56. ncbi Parafunctional clenching, pain, and effort in temporomandibular disorders
    Alan G Glaros
    Department of Dental Public Health and Behavioral Science, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Behav Med 27:91-100. 2004
    ..Parafunctional clenching increases pain and can lead to a diagnosis of TMD in otherwise pain-free individuals. Pain reports are positively correlated with the activity of the masseter muscle...
  57. ncbi Human masticatory muscle activity and jaw position under experimental stress
    C M Tsai
    Craniofacial Centre, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Oral Rehabil 29:44-51. 2002
    ..whether stress induced a consistent pattern of increased electromyographic (EMG) activity in different masticatory muscles, and whether stress produced changes in jaw position...
  58. ncbi Complex evaluation of pain after tonsillectomy
    Michael Vaiman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:957-65. 2007
    ..sEMG might be used for quantitative evaluation of odynophagia when aggravation or hysteria-conversion reaction is suspected. Tonsillectomy affects muscle activity significantly by involving additional muscles in deglutition...
  59. ncbi Stretch reflexes in the human masticatory muscles: a brief review and a new functional role
    T S Miles
    Discipline of Physiology, and Research Centre For Human Movement Control, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 23:337-49. 2004
    ..In the hand muscles, the long-latency response is transcortical: in the masticatory muscles, it is not...
  60. ncbi Experimental occlusal interference induces long-term masticatory muscle hyperalgesia in rats
    Ye Cao
    Department of Prosthodontics, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, 22 Zhong Guan Cun South Avenue, Beijing 100081, PR China
    Pain 144:287-93. 2009
    ..that the removal at this time could not terminate the 1 month duration of mechanical hyperalgesia in the masticatory muscles. Lastly, we systemically administered NMDA antagonist MK801 (0.2, 0.1, and 0...
  61. ncbi Relationship in hypoplasia between the masticatory muscles and the craniofacial skeleton in hemifacial microsomia, as determined by 3-D CT imaging
    C E Huisinga-Fischer
    Department of Orthodontics, Craniofacial Centre of the University Hospital Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 12:31-40. 2001
    ..3-D) computed tomographic (CT) reconstructions, was to evaluate the relation between underdevelopment of masticatory muscles and hypoplasia of the craniofacial skeleton in hemifacial microsomia (HFM)...
  62. ncbi Size and orientation of masticatory muscles in patients with mandibular laterognathism
    T K Goto
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    J Dent Res 85:552-6. 2006
    ..It is possible that the laterodeviation initiates an adaptive process in the entire jaw system, resulting in extensive atrophy of the jaw muscles...
  63. ncbi Relation between vertical facial morphology and jaw muscle activity in healthy young men
    Graziano Serrao
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Dipartimento di Anatomia Umana, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia and Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Prog Orthod 4:45-51. 2003
    The aim of the current investigation was to quantitatively analyze the relation between the activity of masticatory muscles and the inclination of the mandibular plane in a group of 73 healthy white men aged 20-36 years...
  64. ncbi Chewing ability as a parameter for evaluating the disability of patients with temporomandibular disorders
    H Kurita
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 28:463-5. 2001
    ..Age was a background factor but sex was not. The result of this study suggests that SCA correlated with dysfunction of the TMD patients. This method could be used to evaluate the ability of chewing in assessment of TMD...
  65. ncbi Influence of the menstrual cycle on the pressure pain threshold of masticatory muscles in patients with masticatory myofascial pain
    Valeria Vignolo
    Department of Prosthodontics, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:308-15. 2008
    The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptive (OC) intake on the pressure pain threshold (PPT) of masticatory muscles in patients with masticatory myofascial pain (MFP).
  66. ncbi Mastication-induced modulation of orofacial sensory inputs as seen in the jaw reflex and single neuronal activities in the face primary somatosensory cortex of the rabbit
    Kensuke Yamamura
    Division of Oral Physiology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 2 5274 Gakko cho Dori, Niigata 951 8514, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 52:329-33. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi The mandibular muscles and their importance in orthodontics: a contemporary review
    Andrew Pepicelli
    Orthodontic Unit, School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, 711 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 3000 Victoria, Australia
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 128:774-80. 2005
    ..The potential influence of these muscles on normal morphologic variation in different people is also discussed, along with the implications for contemporary orthodontic treatment and stability...
  68. ncbi Involvement of NK-1 and NK-2 tachykinin receptor mechanisms in jaw muscle activity reflexly evoked by inflammatory irritant application to the rat temporomandibular joint
    M Bakke
    Department of Oral Function and Physiology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 75:219-27. 1998
    ....
  69. ncbi Craniofacial muscle pain: review of mechanisms and clinical manifestations
    P Svensson
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg E, Denmark
    J Orofac Pain 15:117-45. 2001
    ..Changes in somatosensory and motor function may therefore be viewed as consequences of pain and not factors leading to pain. Implications for the diagnosis and management of persistent muscle pain are discussed from this perspective...
  70. ncbi Fiber-type composition of the human jaw muscles--(part 2) role of hybrid fibers and factors responsible for inter-individual variation
    J A M Korfage
    Department of Functional Anatomy, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 84:784-93. 2005
    ..Besides local influences, like the amount of muscle activation and/or stretch, more general influences, like aging and gender, also play a role in the composition of fiber types...
  71. ncbi Maximum bite force, muscle efficiency and mechanical advantage in children with vertical growth patterns
    Patricia García-Morales
    Department of Orthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas 75246, USA
    Eur J Orthod 25:265-72. 2003
    ..These data support the relationships between bite force, muscle strength and morphology in children, similar to those reported for adults...
  72. ncbi Medial mandibular flexure and maximum occlusal force in dentate adults
    Simone de Andrade Canabarro
    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int J Prosthodont 19:177-82. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the association among MMF, maximum occlusal force (MOF), gender, weight, height, body mass index (BMI), and age in 80 dentate adult subjects (40 women, 40 men; age range 20 to 38 years)...
  73. ncbi Identification of c-Fos immunoreactive brainstem neurons activated during fictive mastication in the rabbit
    T Athanassiadis
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Physiology, Umea University, 901 87, Umea, Sweden
    Exp Brain Res 165:478-89. 2005
    ..Our results provide a detailed anatomical record of neuronal populations that are correlated with the generation of the masticatory motor behavior...
  74. ncbi Muscle pain modulates mastication: an experimental study in humans
    P Svensson
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Denmark
    J Orofac Pain 12:7-16. 1998
    ..Significant changes in jaw movements during painful mastication could not be detected with the present jaw-tracking device, but further studies with more accurate and sensitive devices are needed...
  75. ncbi Effect of a prefabricated anterior bite stop on electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles
    I Becker
    The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 82:22-6. 1999
    ..A quick, easy method to alleviate these signs and symptoms would be helpful...
  76. ncbi Circadian variation and intermuscular correlation of rabbit jaw muscle activity
    Thorsten Grünheid
    Department of Orthodontics, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit, Louwesweg 1, 1066 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1062:151-60. 2005
    ....
  77. ncbi The influence of altered occlusal guidance on condylar displacement during submaximal clenching
    N Okano
    Removable Prosthodontics, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 32:714-9. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi Combined finite-element and rigid-body analysis of human jaw joint dynamics
    J H Koolstra
    Department of Functional Anatomy, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 38:2431-9. 2005
    ..The results suggest that the articular disc enables distribution of local contact stresses over a much wider area of the very incongruent articular surfaces by transforming compressive principal stress into shear stress...
  79. ncbi Effects of sagittal split ramus osteotomy on temporomandibular disorders in seventy-two patients
    Riitta Pahkala
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:238-44. 2004
    ..The results suggest that in patients with severe maxillomandibular discrepancy surgical-orthodontic therapy is a good choice of treatment for reducing myogenous TMD pain and discomfort...
  80. ncbi Symptoms and signs of temporomandibular disorders in individuals with chronic whiplash-associated disorders
    Luciano Klobas
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 28:29-36. 2004
    ..The results indicate that trauma to the neck also affects temporomandibular function...
  81. ncbi Endurance during chewing in whiplash-associated disorders and TMD
    B Häggman-Henrikson
    Department of Odontology, Clinical Oral Physiology, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    J Dent Res 83:946-50. 2004
    ..From the results, we propose that routine examination of WAD patients should include jaw function and that an endurance test as described in this study could also be a useful tool for non-dental professionals...
  82. ncbi Individual variations in numerically modeled human muscle and temporomandibular joint forces during static biting
    Laura R Iwasaki
    Department of Growth and Development, Orthodontic Section, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry, Lincoln, NE 68583 0755, USA
    J Orofac Pain 18:235-45. 2004
    ..To test the effects of occlusal force (OF) angle on the variations in predicted muscle and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) forces during unilateral molar bites...
  83. ncbi Daily activity of the rabbit jaw muscles during early postnatal development
    T van Wessel
    Department of Functional Anatomy, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroscience 140:137-46. 2006
    ..This amount of activation seems to be related to the number of slow-type fibers...
  84. ncbi Jaw stretch reflexes in children
    Donald S Finan
    Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and the Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Exp Brain Res 164:58-66. 2005
    ..These data and earlier experiments suggest that oral sensorimotor pathways mature throughout childhood in concert with the continued acquisition of complex motor skills...
  85. ncbi Surface electromyographic response of the neck muscles to maximal voluntary clenching of the teeth
    F Ciuffolo
    Section of Orthodontic and Gnathology, Department of Oral Science, University G d Annunzio of Chieti, Via dei Vestini, 5 66013 Chieti, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 32:79-84. 2005
    ..If confirmed by further research, our findings suggesting an involvement of anterior neck muscles during isometric contraction of the jaw elevator muscles may have clinical implications...
  86. ncbi Jaw movement alters the reaction of human jaw muscles to incisor stimulation
    Russell S A Brinkworth
    Research Centre for Human Movement Control, Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 164:165-76. 2005
    ..This study is a prerequisite for investigations into the modulation of reflexes during jaw movement, because a response to a stimulus commencing after the minimum reaction time may not be entirely reflex in origin...
  87. ncbi Chewing cycle analysis-a new clinical tool
    Pietro Bracco
    Department of Orthodontics and Gnathology, University of Torino, Italy
    Int J Orthod Milwaukee 16:9-19. 2005
  88. ncbi The masticatory system--an overview
    Una Soboleva
    Department of Prosthodontics, Institute of Stomatology, 20 Dzirciema str, Riga LV 1007, Latvia
    Stomatologija 7:77-80. 2005
    ..The action of masticatory muscles during chewing varies between subjects in amplitude, onset timing, and duration of the chewing cycle...
  89. ncbi Masticatory motor patterns in ungulates: a quantitative assessment of jaw-muscle coordination in goats, alpacas and horses
    Susan H Williams
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 307:226-40. 2007
    ..This study highlights interspecific differences in the coordination of jaw muscles to influence transverse jaw movements and the production of bite force in herbivorous ungulates...
  90. ncbi Evaluation of temporomandibular joint in stress-free patients
    Jov Filho
    Oral Radiology, University of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 36:336-40. 2007
    ..Many studies have evaluated the importance of stress in TMD; however, only patients with TMD and stress have been assessed. This study aimed at evaluating signs and symptoms of TMD in stress-free patients...
  91. ncbi Jaw clenching: muscle and joint forces, optimization strategies
    H J Schindler
    Research Group Biomechanics, Faculty for Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe, D 76128, Karlsruhe, Germany
    J Dent Res 86:843-7. 2007
    ..To determine which clenching directions load masticatory muscles and temporomandibular joints most heavily, we investigated muscle and joint forces based on feedback-..
  92. pmc Influence of unilateral disc displacement on the stress response of the temporomandibular joint discs during opening and mastication
    A Pérez del Palomar
    Group of Structural Mechanics and Materials Modeling GEMM, Aragon Institute of Engineering Research I3A, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    J Anat 211:453-63. 2007
    ..Finally, the presence of a unilateral displacement of the disc involved a strong change in the overall behaviour of the joint including also the healthy side, where the maximum stresses moved to the posterior part...
  93. ncbi Asymmetric muscle function in patients with developmental mandibular asymmetry
    Y Dong
    Department of Oral Prosthodontics, College of Medicine, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhe Jiang University, Hang Zhou, China
    J Oral Rehabil 35:27-36. 2008
    ..Further studies, where EMG recordings are made from the DMA patients at early stages are motivated to verify activity sources and test if the asymmetric activity is associated with muscle and joint pain in the jaw and cervical areas...
  94. ncbi Experimental jaw-muscle pain has a differential effect on different jaw movement tasks
    Daraporn Sae-Lee
    Jaw Function and Orofacial Pain Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital Centre for Oral Health, Westmead, Australia
    J Orofac Pain 22:15-29. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of experimental jaw-muscle pain on jaw movements...
  95. ncbi Characterization of food physical properties by the mastication parameters measured by electromyography of the jaw-closing muscles and mandibular kinematics in young adults
    Kaoru Kohyama
    National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1690-5. 2008
    ..The masticatory parameters did not correlate with the physical properties of food measured for small deformation...
  96. ncbi [Adaptation of mastication in response to the characteristics of the individual or the food]
    M A Peyron
    Faculte de Chirurgie Dentaire, Clemont Ferrand
    Orthod Fr 77:417-30. 2006
    ..And, of course, the texture of the foodstuff plays a part; the harder it is the greater the number of cycles will be...
  97. ncbi Oral health-related quality of life in patients with temporomandibular disorders
    Mike T John
    Department of Prosthodontics and Materials Science, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Orofac Pain 21:46-54. 2007
    ..To characterize the level of impairment of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a temporomandibular disorder (TMD) patient population...
  98. ncbi Jaw-neck dysfunction in whiplash-associated disorders
    Per Olof Eriksson
    Muscle and Motor Control and MotoRehab Laboratory, Clinical Oral Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Arch Oral Biol 52:404-8. 2007
    ..We also show preliminary results from implementation of a new approach for rehabilitation of jaw-neck dysfunction and pain in WAD...
  99. ncbi Inter-examiner reliability in the clinical examination of temporomandibular disorders: influence of age
    Alexander J Hassel
    Poliklinik fur Zahnarztliche Prothetik, Heidelberg, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:41-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the age of the subject on inter-examiner reliability of the clinical signs of temporomandibular disorder (TMD)...
  100. ncbi Jaw motor inputs originating from osseointegrated oral implants
    D van Steenberghe
    Laboratory of Oral Physiology, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 33:274-81. 2006
    ..At the clinical level the changes in neuromuscular reflexes do not lead to significant problems...
  101. ncbi The influence of occlusion on jaw and neck muscle activity: a surface EMG study in healthy young adults
    V F Ferrario
    Functional Anatomy Research Center FARC, Laboratorio di Anatomia Funzionale dell Apparato Stomatognatico LAFAS, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Milano, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 33:341-8. 2006
    ..Subjects with a 'complete' Angle Class I were somewhat a more homogenous group than subjects with 'partial' Angle Class I...

Research Grants34

  1. Randomized controlled clinical trial of botulinum toxin for myofascial TMJD pain
    Karen G Raphael; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Were it shown to be safe and effective when injected into the masticatory muscles, it could prove invaluable to the many TMJD patients who do not respond to existing treatment modalities...
  2. PAIN MODULATED JAW MOTOR FUNCTION
    Christian Stohler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Therefore, it is hypothesized that pain, irrespective of its origin (masticatory muscles, neck muscles, intraoral mucosa, facial skin) causes significant changes in mandibular function...
  3. Sex-Differences in Peripheral Opioid Receptor Mechanisms
    Jin Y Ro; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These studies bear high clinical significance since the pain and management involving masticatory muscles and TMJ, such as in TMJMD, are sexually dimorphic, and since there is increasing clinical as well as pre-..
  4. NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY OF MASTICATORY MUSCLE DISORDERS
    Elizabeth Young; Fiscal Year: 2000
    DESCRIPTION: The temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are a complex group of conditions involving masticatory muscles and/or temporomandibular joints and characterized by chronic facial pain...
  5. INFLAMMATORY MEDIATORS IN MASTICATORY MUSCLES
    GRACE PAVLATH; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are characterized by chronic muscle tenderness and pain in the masticatory muscles and/or temporomandibular joints. The disease disproportionately affects women...
  6. FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF MASTICATORY MUSCLE ALTERATION
    Paul Dechow; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..clinical or traumatic alterations of the muscles of mastication modify (1) the intrinsic properties of the masticatory muscles themselves and (2) the overall morphology and function of the craniofacial region...
  7. MOLECULAR SPECIALIZATION OF MASTICATORY MUSCLES
    Jeffrey Miller; Fiscal Year: 1999
    b>Masticatory muscles develop specialized molecular and physiological properties that are required for their proper function. This specialization can be altered by pathology, including some types of temporomandibular disorders...
  8. PARAFUNCTIONAL ACTIVITY AND TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS
    Alan Glaros; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. Tongue Volume, Function and Biomechanics
    Zi Jun Liu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Application of this information will allow understanding of normal tongue functional morphology and to evaluate how tongue volume affects function and craniofacial growth. ..
  10. Proteoglycan degradation and functional recovery after peripheral nerve injury
    ARTHUR ENGLISH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal seeks to evaluate a technology for medical treatment of peripheral nerve injuries which, if successful, could have an important impact on a relatively large group of under-treated patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. REGULATION OF MASTICATORY MUSCLE FIBER PHENOTYPE
    ARTHUR ENGLISH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The new knowledge generated will impact significantly several areas of clinical dentistry. ..
  12. ONTOGENY OF METABOLIC CONTROLS OF INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR
    SUSAN SWITHERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the neural mechanisms involved in translating physiological changes related to energy utilization into increases in ingestive behavior are tested. ..
  13. Realtime Internet Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Swallowing
    ADRIENNE PERLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Confirmation of the reliability of the telefluoroscopic evaluation can result in equity of access for underserved groups for whom SLPs with expertise in dysphagia diagnosis are locally unavailable. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Molecular Foundations of the Myoclonus-Dystonia Syndrome
    Mark leDoux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We hypothesize that epsilon sarcoglycan co-localizes with GABA receptors opposite GABAergic terminals in the central nervous system. ..
  15. BIOBEHAVIORAL ETIOLOGY OF CHRONIC TEMPOROMANDIBULAR
    James Fricton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Questionnaires will include RDC/TMD axis I and II, coping strategies questionnaire, a self report fibromyalgia screening form, and IMPATH. ..
  16. Effects of Swallowing Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  17. PERIPHERAL NMDA RECEPTORS AND TMD PAIN MECHANISMS
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Central mechanisms of chronic trigeminal pain
    GEOFFREY GERSTNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. NERVE-MUSCLE INTERACTIONS DURING JAW MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT
    CHARLES WIDMER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Although valuable clues as to the role of nerve-muscle interactions in the development and maintenance of masticatory muscles can be gleaned from studies of limb muscle, the result of limb studies may not be totally applicable...
  20. Oropharyngeal Function After Radiotherapy with IMRT
    Jerilyn A Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project attempts to quantify the swallow problems associated with this specific treatment and the effects of interventions for these swallow problems. ..
  21. INTELLIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT IN DYSARTHRIA
    Raymond Kent; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The data on dysarthria will be integrated with data on speech development and normal adult speech in a neural network model of speech production that is based on internal models of auditory and articulatory representations of speech. ..
  22. Acute and Chronic Microdialysis in the Gustatory System
    JOSEPH TRAVERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  23. NEURAL BASIS OF TASTE ELICITED INGESTION AND REJECTION
    JOSEPH TRAVERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the neurological basis of the fundamental biological decision ingest or reject food will contribute to the eventual solution of these chronic debilitating disorders. ..
  24. COORDINATION OF RESPIRATION AND DEGLUTITION
    ADRIENNE PERLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this research can have a profound effect on patient evaluation procedures as well as on behavioral management techniques, clinical outcome goals, and medical costs for stroke patients. ..
  25. NEUROMUSCULAR STRATEGIES FOR HUMAN TONGUE MOVEMENT
    ALAN SOKOLOFF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will provide important information on the neurobiology of the tongue motor system and will provide the first direct tests of the molecular and physiological bases of aging of the human tongue motor system. ..
  26. Mutant Gene Identification in the Dystonic Rat
    Mark leDoux; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Patients with dystonia will be screened for mutations in the human homologue. These proposed studies will likely increase our understanding of both dystonia and olivocerebellar motor systems. ..
  27. BONE GROWTH, PERIOSTEAL MIGRATION AND MUSCLE FUNCTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Root deformation and root resorption
    Thomas Katona; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. TETRAHYDROISOQUINOLINES AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE
    Mark leDoux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Evolution may have not provided neurons with mechanisms to prevent accumulation of these by-products of normal metabolism and, as a consequence, susceptible neuronal populations may slowly undergo apoptotic death in the elderly. ..
  30. EYELID SENSORIMOTOR NETWORKS
    Mark leDoux; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. MECHANICAL ENVIRONMENT IN MANDIBULAR DISTRACTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  32. Brainstem Mechanisms of Craniofacial Muscle Pain
    JIN RO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..I propose that noxious inputs from masticatory muscles are distributed throughout the entire Vsp...
  33. Effects of LSVT on Dysphagia in Parkinson's Disease
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This application proposes to generate pilot data on the effects of LSVT on aspiration, a potentially dangerous and costly side effect of dysphagia in Parkinson's disease. ..