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A Journal on Pediatrics, Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine,
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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ISSN 0026-4946

Online ISSN 1827-1715


Minerva Pediatrica 2009 February;61(1):93-7


Primary and secondary prevention procedures of temporo-mandibular joint disease in the evolutive age

Ciavarella D. 1, Mastrovincenzo M. 2, Sabatucci A. 2, Campisi G. 3, Di Cosola M. 1, Suriano M. 1, Lo Muzio L. 1

1 Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche Università degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italia
2 Università Politecnica delle Marche Istituto di Scienze Stomatologiche, Ancona, Italia
3 Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italia

In the last years prevention of temporomandiboular joint (TMJ) disease had acquired great importance. According to the neuro-occlusal rehabilitation (RNO) it is possible to say that TMJ disease starts since first years of life. So it is important both for dentist and for pediatric know what are the conditions and the atypical functions which predispose to this pathology. The aim of this work was to show how it is possible to intercept since primary teeth and the correct norms of primary and secondary prevention.

language: Italian


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