ANALYSIS OF CHANGES IN BILATERAL MASSETER AND ANTERIOR TEMPORALIS MUSCLE EFFICIENCY IN COMPLETE DENTURE WEARERS. -AN EMG STUDY

Submitted by : Dr Shilpa Sinnurkar
University: Rajiv Gandhi University of Heath Sciences, Bangalore Karnataka
E-mail : drshilpa.s6@gmail.com
Supervisor's Name : Dr. SAQUIB AHMAD SHAIKHREADER
Year of award : 2013
Awards : 2013
Summary of Thesis

Introduction: The loss of natural teeth leads to bone resorption and muscular hypotonicity, which may affect the structures involved in mastication.Atrophy of supporting tissues, poor adaptation, reduced masticatory efficiency, and psychosocial embarrassment are major com-plaints of edentulous patient wearing old/faulty denture. The need for this study is to examine the effect of old/faulty dentures and a new denture on the bilateral Masseter and anterior Temporalis muscle efficiency, and to evaluate the psychological comfort of a patient. Various techniques are available for examining the stomatognathic system, recording of electromyographic (EMG) activity is a convenient and useful method ...

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THESIS CHAPTER SCHEME
  1. Introduction
  2. Aims and Objectives
  3. Review of Literature
  4. Materials and methods
  5. Photographs
  6. Table and Graphs
  7. Results
  8. Discussion
  9. Conclusions
  10. Summary
  11. REFERENCES
  12. Annexure

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