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Physiology of the Jaw-Opening Movement

Physiology of the Jaw-Opening Movement

Physiology of the jaw-opening movement Jaw opening is accomplished through the action of the suprahyoid muscles (rotation) and the lateral pterygoid muscles (translation). In centric condylar position the elas­tic fibers in the temporomandibular joint are in equilibrium. Initial phase : Illustration of the structural loading during the initial opening move­ment. The condyle makes a rota­tional […]

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