Tag: Eriksson et al. 1992

Physiology of the Jaw-Closing Movement

Physiology of the Jaw-Closing Movement

Physiology of the jaw-closing movement : The jaw is closed by the temporal, masseter, and medial pterygoid muscles and the upper heads of the lateral ptery­goid muscles. The lower head of the lateral pterygoid mus­cle is inactive during jaw closure. Initial phase Schematic representation of the structural loading during the initial jaw-closing movement. The upper […]

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