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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2021, vol. 27, issue2
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021272.3731
Published online: 11 May 2021

Review article

J of IMAB. 2021 Apr-Jun;27(2):3731-3735
Mariana Yankova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Desislava Dimitrova2ORCID logo, Todor Peev3ORCID logo, Bozhidar Yordanov1ORCID logo,
1) Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.
2) Dental Clinic “Edinstvo”– Sofia, Bulgaria
3) Private Practice, Sofia, Bulgaria.

The aim of this literature review is to present the main advantages of pre-prosthetic preparation of the masticatory system with occlusal appliances.
The possibilities for attaining muscle relaxation at the achieved centric condyle position in the temporomandibular joints are discussed. The advantages, in terms of hard dental tissue protection, the diagnostic value and the psychoprophylactic effect, are considered.
The wide-ranging benefits of the use of occlusal appliances in bruxism- and bruxomania-related craniomandibular dysfunctions are indisputable and represent a current scientific interest.

Keywords: occlusal appliances, craniomandibular dysfunction, advantages,

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Please cite this article as: Yankova M, Dimitrova D, Peev T, Yordanov B. Advantages of pre-prosthetic masticatory system preparation with occlusal appliance. J of IMAB. 2021 Apr-Jun;27(1):3731-3735. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021272.3731

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Dr Mariana Yankova, PhD, Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia; 1, St. G. Sofiiski Blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: marianayankova13@gmail.com

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Received: 14 May 2020
Published online: 11 May 2021

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