Prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in children and adolescents with and without crossbites.

Simona Tecco, Felice Festa

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Abstract

This study investigated the prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in 1,134 orthodontically untreated children and adolescents (593 boys, 541 girls; age range 5 to 15 years) with and without crossbites. The sample with crossbites was further grouped according to the type (anterior, posterior, unilateral, or bilateral). The TMD symptoms bruxism (obvious active attrition/myalgia), joint sounds (clicking/crepitation), deviation during opening, reduced functional movements (maximum opening

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-42
Number of pages6
JournalWorld journal of orthodontics
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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