Electromyographyc evaluation of complete denture wearers using the balancing ramps concept

Authors

  • Daniel Filgueiras Ferreira University of Campinas
  • Marcelo Ferraz Mesquita University of Campinas http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1967-6628
  • Frederico Augusto Peixoto Silva University of Campinas
  • Wagner Araújo Negreiros University of Campinas
  • Rafael Leonardo Xediek Consani University of Campinas
  • Guilherme Elias Pessanha Henriques University of Campinas

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v6i20.8642963

Keywords:

Complete denture. Electromyography. Balanced occlusion. Balancing ramps. Masticatory muscles

Abstract

This study verified through electromyography the masticatory muscle behavior resulting of the balancing ramps technique to obtain balance in double complete dentures. Eleven totally edentulous patients that used their complete dentures for 5 years at least, had new other ones made and balanced by the balancing ramp technique. The electromyographyc (EMG) activity pattern was registered in anterior temporal (T) and masseter (M) muscles in the rest position (R) and in the maximal voluntary contraction in the intercuspal position (MVCIP), using Myosystem I® (Prosecon Ltda., Uberlândia, MG, Brazil), in four experimental moments: T0 – before the prostheses installation; T1 – 1 month after installation; T2 – 2 months after installation; T3 – 3 months after installation. Results showed a symmetry reduction between T muscles and a little increasing between M muscles in the R position. In the MVCIP position, it there was a reduction for both T and M muscles. The F test showed no statistical significant differences (p<0.05). Authors concluded that the employed technique promote no balance of the masticatory muscles in the tested experimental moments.

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Daniel Filgueiras Ferreira, University of Campinas

raduado em Odontologia pela Universidade Federal da Bahia (1997), Mestrado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2005) e Doutorado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2007). Atualmente é professor da Faculdade de Tecnologia e Ciência - FTC. Atuante nas áreas de prótese dental, oclusão, prótese total e implante.

 

 

Marcelo Ferraz Mesquita, University of Campinas

Graduado em Odontologia pela Faculdade de Odontologia de Araraquara da Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (1990), mestrado em Materiais Dentários pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1993), doutorado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1995), professor associado (2001). Atualmente é Professor Titular na Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba da Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Frederico Augusto Peixoto Silva, University of Campinas

Dr. Frederico Silva é Cirurgião-Dentista em Salvador, BA. Possui graduação em odontologia pela UFBA - Universidade Federal da Bahia, 1995. É especialista, Mestre e Doutor em Prótese Dental (FOP-UNICAMP). Atua na área de Prótese, Estética e Implantes. Faz parte do iDent desde Abril de 2011.

Wagner Araújo Negreiros, University of Campinas

Graduação em Odontologia (UFC-2002), Especialização em Prótese Dental (UFC-2004) e Implantodontia (APCD- Piracicaba-2009). Mestre e Doutor em Clínica Odontológica com área de concentração em Prótese Dental (UNICAMP-2008). Professor da Área de Prótese e Oclusão (desde 2011), com atuação nas áreas de reabilitação oral (prótese e implantodontia) e disfunção temporomandibular.

 

Rafael Leonardo Xediek Consani, University of Campinas

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade São Francisco (1998), Mestrado (2000), Doutorado (2002), Pós-doutorado (2005) em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas e Especialização em Prótese Dental pela Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (2009).

Guilherme Elias Pessanha Henriques, University of Campinas

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1989), mestrado em Materiais Dentários pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1993) e doutorado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1995). Atualmente é professor titular Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba da Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

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2016-01-20

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Ferreira DF, Mesquita MF, Silva FAP, Negreiros WA, Consani RLX, Henriques GEP. Electromyographyc evaluation of complete denture wearers using the balancing ramps concept. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 20 [cited 2022 May 18];6(20):1269-73. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8642963

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