Effects of tongue position on mandibular muscle activity and heart rate function.

TitleEffects of tongue position on mandibular muscle activity and heart rate function.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
JournalOral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics
Volume108
Issue6
Pagination881-8
ISSN1079-2104
Abstract

A primary goal of pain management for muscle-related pain is to reduce masticatory muscle activity. This study aimed to investigate masticatory muscle group activity and heart rate variability change when the tongue was placed on the palate or the floor of the mouth in a healthy pain-free sample.

URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1079-2104(09)00428-4
DOI10.1016/j.tripleo.2009.06.029
Short TitleOral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod
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