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‘The progress of Science is essentially an anarchic process’
Paul Karl Feyerabend

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Normal Science


Hemimasticatory spasm


Occlusion and Posture

Orofacial Pain

Are we sure to know everything?

Crisis of Paradigm

Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC)

  • Masticatory cycles
    • Jaw opening width
    • Speed of mandibular movement
    • Complexity of chewing kinematics​

Temporomandibular Joint

  • Computerized Tomography of the TMJ
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of the TMJ

Mandibular kinematic replicators

  • Advantages and limits of  Kinematic replicators
    • Pantography
    • Axiography
    • Electrognatography

Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation

  • Free way space before stimulation
  • Free way space after stimulation
  • Closing trajectory from TENS

Electromyography (EMG)

  • EMG  Interferential pattern
  • EMG at rest position
  • Quantitative analysis of the EMG
    • Fourier transform
    • Wavelett

Conclusions to the Paradigm crisis chapter

  • Incompleteness in the 'Research Diagnostic Criteria'
  • Need for a new paradigm

Extraordinary science

Masticatory Neurophysiology

  • Center of masticatory pattern
  • Mesencephalic mecchanism
  • Trigeminal Motor nucleus

Sensory network

  • Proprioceptive mechanisms
    • Neuromuscular spindles
    • Sensory mechanisms from the depressor muscles
    • Golgi Tendon organs
  • Role of impulses from the neck muscles
  • Periodontal and oral Sensory Factor
  • Pharyngeal sensory closure
  • Sensory factors of the TMJ

Trigeminal System Connectivity

  • Definition of the Fundamental Unit
  • Structural and functional connectivity separation
  • Understanding of 'Emergent Behaviour'
  • Connectivity measurement
    • Maximal Neural Energy Evoked
    • Bilateral Trigeminal neuromotor organic symmetry
    • Functional motor symmetry
    • Normalization concept
    • Organic vs Functional Symmetry
    • Neuro Gnathological Functions paradigm
    • New Clinical Index