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Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain
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The Korean Academy of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine
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Volume 39, Issue 4 - Dec 2014
Volume 39, Issue 3 - Sep 2014
Volume 39, Issue 2 - Jun 2014
Volume 39, Issue 1 - Mar 2014
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Mandibular Advancement Devices for Treating Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Byun, Jin-Seok ; Jung, Jae-Kwang ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 35~45
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.35
Many therapeutic modalities including continuous positive airway pressure, surgery, and oral appliances are used to treat patients with sleep-disordered breathing. However, there are no definitive treatment modalities for individual patients due to various causes of sleep-disordered breathing. Clinicians should have select best options for individual patients and it is quite challenging process. Oral appliances attracted clinical attention for its convenience and safety. Several designs of oral appliances are introduces such as soft palate lifter, tongue retaining device, and various appliances which aimed to mandibular advancement. Among these oral appliances, mandibular advancement devices (MADs) are considered the most excellent based on their effectiveness and patient tolerance. Although MADs are not guarantee dramatic outcome and less consistent than continuous positive airway pressure, they offer several advantages over continuous positive airway pressure and surgical methods, including non-invasiveness, silence, portability, and tolerability, simplicity. Therefore, general dental practitioner who had passed sleep dental curriculum or coursework can treat the patients with sleep problems. This article reviews the history, clinical indications, suggested mechanism of actions, various positive effects and several side effects, factors predicting a favorable outcome, determining amounts of mandibular advancement, compliance and long-term efficacy of MADs use.
The Effects of Academic Stress and Self-Control on Temporomandibular Disorder of Adolescents
Bang, Hee-Soo ; Son, Dong-Jun ; Khim, Mee-Ae ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 46~54
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.46
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of academic stress and self-control ability on temporomandibular disorder (TMD) of adolescents. Methods: Participants were 1,112 teenagers who were 1st grade students of middle and high school. After checking their academic stress and self-control ability through a self-administrated questionnaire, the students were examined their TMD by two trained dentists. We drew a comparison the level of their academic stress and self-control ability between the students with and without TMD. We divided them to four groups according to the level of academic stress and self-control. And we checked prevalence of TMD in each level. Results: The group of students with TMD was higher academic stress score level than the students without TMD (p<0.05). And they had lower self-control score level than the students without TMD (p<0.05). Even if they were under the same academic stress, the group of students with higher self-control score was less TMD prevalence than the students with lower score. Conclusions: Academic stress makes adolescents to increase TMD and high ability of self-control makes them to decrease it. And these tendencies are seemed to have a great influence on young male student.
Application of Botulinum Toxin on Masticatory Muscle of Patients with Bruxism
Jang, Seok-Min ; Jeon, Hye-Mi ; Kim, Kyung-Hee ; Ok, Soo-Min ; Heo, Jun-Young ; Jeong, Sung-Hee ; Ahn, Yong-Woo ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 55~62
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.55
Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the changes in soft tissue thickness of the masseteric region after injection of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A). Methods: Twenty-four data acquired from medical records were classified into 4 groups: bruxer group that received masseter muscle injection only (M-B), bruxer group that received both masseter and temporalis muscle injections (MT-B), non-bruxer group that received masseter muscle injection only (M-NB) and non-bruxer group that received both masseter and temporalis muscle injections (MT-NB). Injection dose of BTX-A was 30 units for each masseter muscle and 20 units for each temporalis muscle. We measured the reduced thickness of the masseteric region before and after 12 weeks after injection using cone-beam computed tomography. Results: Among the patients that received both masseter and temporalis muscle injections, bruxer group showed a tendency to have more reduction in masseter muscle thickness than non-bruxer group. The difference in reduced thickness between M-B and MT-B tended to show greater than the difference between M-NB and MT-NB. Conclusions: In case of masseter hypertrothy patients with bruxism there was a tendency to show a difference in reduced thickness of soft tissue between the group that received both masseter and temporalis muscles injection and the group that received masseter muscle injection only hence a thorough inspection before the injection of BTX-A is condisered to be needed.
Clinical Evaluation of Halitosis Patients in Korea
Kim, Min-Jae ; Kang, Soo-Kyung ; Chun, Yang-Hyun ; Hong, Jung-Pyo ; Auh, Q-Schick ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 63~68
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.63
Purpose: This study was designed to evaluate the sex and age differences in the Korean oral malodor patients. Methods: Subjects were the patients with oral malodor (male, 2,239; female, 3,496) visited the Department of Oral Medicine, Kyung Hee University Dental Hospital from January 2007 to December 2012 were recruited to this study and measured the volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) in the oral cavity with Halimeter. Results: There were slightly more female than male (female : male=3 : 2), and the mean values of Halimeter result were 65.79 ppb (female) and 79.94 ppb (male), which was more higher in male. Total patients showed normal age distribution in both gender, and the peak was the age of 26-35 in female, the age of 36-45 in male. The percentages of pseudo-halitosis were 74.7% in female and 69.3% in male, which was more higher in female. Conclusions: Therefore, it was revealed that women are more likely to have oral malodor than men, and there was a difference in the largest age group between men and women. Also women had more pseudo-halitosis patient than men.
Validation of Age Estimation Methods Using Pulpal Volume Changes in Radiographs for Korean Adults
Lee, Tae-Hoon ; Hong, Jung-Hun ; Lee, Sang-Seob ; Kwon, Jeong-Seung ; Choi, Jong-Hoon ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 69~77
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.69
Purpose: It aims to verify the applicability of existing age estimation methods derived from data of foreign population groups to Korean population groups. Moreover it is to suggest a new way applicable to practical age estimation on the basis of newly calculated regression formulae from data of Korean population groups and develop a subsidiarily applicable method to the existing method. Methods: Ratio of pulp cavity to dental crown was calculated by measuring the height and width of dental crowns and pulp cavities at the cervical line from 4,034 first and second upper molars, first and second upper premolars, first and second lower molars and first and second lower premolars on both left and right sides of 400 patients who had been treated in Dental Hospital of Yonsei University College of Dentistry, and regression equations were derived from the values of the ratio. Results: The equation with correlation coefficients the highest among females was as follows: age=
TCVI. Randomized anohter Korean female subjects (n=20) are applicated to the new equation. Mean of error of estimate is 10.322 years, standard deviation is 12.852 years. Minimum of error of estimate is 1.018 years, maximum is 21.365 years Conclusions: The error range of age estimation was found to be slightly wider when the existing regression formulae of Drusini were applied to Korean population groups. Also age estimation in females using the ratio of pulp cavity to dental crown measured with the length and width of dental crowns and pulp cavities from maxillomandibular molars was observed to have the highest reliability in the research. However, we consider that advanced equations of regression are needed to apply to both molars and premolars of males and females in the future.
Verrucous Carcinoma of the Lower Lip: A Case Report
Sun, Sae-Ah ; Lee, Kyung-Eun ; Suh, Bong-Jik ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 39, issue 2, 2014, Pages 78~81
DOI : 10.14476/jomp.2014.39.2.78
Verrucous carcinoma is a relatively rare variant of well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma first described by Ackerman in 1948. It is distinct in its slow progression, exophytic cauliflower like growth, low grade malignancy and low incidence of metastasis. The oral cavity is one of the predilection sites for verrucous carcinoma. In the oral cavity, the gingiva and buccal mucosa are the common site. Verrucous carcinoma of the lip is clinically quite rare and only several cases of that were reported in the world. The aim of this study is to report an unusual case of verrucous carcinoma of the lower lip.