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Source Chapter
  • Status quo and Criticity
  • 2rd Clinical Case: Pineal Cavernoma
  • Conclusions
Occlusion and Posture
  • Status quo and Criticity
  • 3th Clinical Case: Meningioma
  • Conclusions
Orofacial Pain
  • Status quo and Criticity
  • 4th Clinical Case: Eaton Lambert myasthenia
  • 5th Clinical Case: Postpoly syndrome
  • 6th Clinical Case: Temporomandibular disorders
  • Conclusions
Are we really sure to know everything?
  • Status quo and Criticity
  • 7th Clinical Case: glioblastoma of the cranial base
  • Conclusions
Connectivity and Complex Systems
  • Definition of the Fundamental Unit
  • Structural and functional connectivity Separation
  • Understanding of "Emergent Behavior"
  • Connectivity measurement
System Inference vs Symptom Inference
  • System Stochasticity
  • Markov chains
  • Inference of nonlinear Markov processes
  • Understanding of Network nodes
Neurophysiology and network nodes
  • Center of the Masticatory Pattern
  • Mesencephalic mechanisms
  • Trigeminal Motor nucleus
Sensory network nodes
  • Proprioceptive mechanisms
    • Neuromuscular spindles
    • Sensory mechanisms from the depressor muscles
    • Golgi Tendon Organs
  • Role of impulses from the neck muscles
  • Periodontal and Oral Sensory Factors
  • Pharyngeal sensory factors
  • Reflex of mandibular closure
  • Sensory factors of the TMJ
Conclusions to the Source Chapter
  • information transferred over time
  • System Coherence Recovery
  • 8th Clinical Case: Coherence Recovery in ort Orthognathic

Crisis of the Paradigm
Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC)
  • Sensitivity, Specificity and Predictive Values
  • Advantages and limitations of the 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 TMJM
Mandibular kinematic replicator
  • Advantages and limits of pantography
    • Pantographic Reproducibility Index
  • Advantages and limits of axiography
  • Advantages and limits of the electrognatography
Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
  • Free way space before stimulation
  • Free way space after stimulation
  • Closing trajectory from TENS
  • Interferential EMG
  • EMG at rest position
  • Quantitative analysis of the EMG
    • Fourier transform
    • Wavelett

Extraordinary Science
Overall view of the Masticatory System
  • Trigemnal electrophysiology
  • Trigeminal electrophysiological segmentation
    • Electric Motors Evoked Potentials
    • Magnetic Motors Evoked Potentials
    • Jaw jerk reflex
    • M-wave
    • Masseteric Mechanical Silent Period
    • Masseteric Electric Silent Period
    • Masseteric Laser Silent Period
    • Recovery Cycle of Masseteric Inhibitory reflex
Trigeminal System Connectivity
  • Definition of the Fundamental Unit
    • Maximal Neuronal Energy Evoked
    • Organic motor symmetry
    • Functional motor symmetry
    • Renormalization
  • Separation of structural and functional connectivity
    • Organic vs Functional Symmetry
      • Functional Neuro Gnathological Index "NGF"
  • New paradigm in masticatory rehabilitations
    • Prosthetics
    • Implantoprosthetics
    • Orthodontics
    • Orthognatics