Search for dissertations about: "Temporomandibular joint"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Temporomandibular joint.

  1. 1. The temporomandibular joint : Tomopraphic and CT assesment of its bone demarcations with reference to adjacent organs

    Author : Jan Ahlqvist; Annika Isberg; Sven-Ola Hietala; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Temporomandibular joint; anatomy; tomography; CT; artefacts; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : The wall of the temporal bone separating the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) from surroundings organs, can be very thin and also have development defects. Distortion effects in the radiographic reproduction of these bone walls can result in misinterpretations when exanimating suspected pathologic changes in the region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temporomandibular disorders : incidence, course, and risk factors

    Author : Susanna Marklund; Anders Wänman; Gunnar E Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bruxism; dental occlusion; gender; headaches; longitudinal; myofascial pain; orofacial pain; prospective cohort; risk factors; spinal pain; temporomandibular joint; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI;

    Abstract : Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) embrace pain and dysfunction in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and jaw muscles. TMD is a prevalent condition in the population and constitutes a significant health problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Temporomandibular joint sequelae after whiplash trauma. : Long-term, prospective, controlled study

    Author : Hanna Salé; Annika Isberg; Per-Lennart Westesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Whiplash trauma; Magnetic resonance imaging; temporomandibular joint;

    Abstract : Whiplash-related injuries and manifestations, typically neck pain, following car collisions are known to potentially disable individuals with a high and increasing cost to society. There is limited knowledge regarding the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) sequelae following whiplash trauma. READ MORE

  4. 4. Temporomandibular disorders in women—symptoms and signs in population-based studies

    Author : Karin Bäck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Temporomandibular disorders; Women; Degenerative joint disorder; Epidemiology; Oral Health-Related Quality of Life; Osteoporosis; Psychological distress; Radiography; Panoramic; Screening; Temporomandibular joint;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate symptoms and signs of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and orofacial pain in the Swedish female population in relation to some other health factors. The thesis includes four cross-sectional studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temporomandibular disorders among Sami women : perspectives based on an epidemiological survey with mixed methods

    Author : Christina Storm Mienna; Anders Wänman; Martti Helkimo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; gender; headache; indigenous; pain; qualitative; quality of life; temporomandibular; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Introduction The aim of the research project was to examine prevalence, co-morbidity, and impact on daily life of pain and dysfunction in the jaw-face, head, and neck-shoulder regions among adult Sami women in northern Sweden. The aim of the qualitative part of the study was to explore, thoughts, experiences, and beliefs regarding temporomandibular disorders (TMD) among Sami women with and without TMD, to gain insights into their health care experiences. READ MORE