Index to Chiropractic Literature
Index to Chiropractic Literature
My ICL     Sign In
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Index to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic Literature
Share:


For best results switch to Advanced Search.
Article Detail
Return to Search Results
ID 24757
  Title Relationship between craniocervical orientation and center of force of occlusion in adults
URL https://uppercervicalsubluxation.sharepoint.com/Pages/2016_1466_cervicocranialocclusion.aspx
Journal J Upper Cervical Chiropr Res. 2016 Fall;2016(4):Online access only p 53-59
Author(s)
Subject(s)
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes

Objective: Clinical observation and anecdotal reports suggest changes can occur to dental occlusion following intervention with the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) procedure. This case controlled study discerned if occlusion changes are measurable using a dental force plate (T-Scan®) following an adjustment to the craniocervical junction (CCJ).

Methods: A degree of case control was established by active patients being assessed twice prior to and following intervention. Before-after intervention assessment included posture evaluation and dental occlusion (T-Scan®).

Results: Findings suggest that changes in posture and occlusion can be observed after t he NUCCA chiropractic procedure. Not all patients demonstrated a more balanced contact pattern following the adjustment, indicating a need for further investigation.

Discussion: These findings may suggest interconnectivity between the CCJ and an individual's occlusal contacts and support the need for further integration between chiropractors and dentists seeking to co-manage temporomandibular joint disorders.

Author keywords: Chiropractic adjustment, occlusal contacts, occlusion, T-scan, temporomandibular joint disorders, craniocervical junction, posture, alignment

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher; full text by subscription. Link to PDF version


 

   Text (Citation) Tagged (Export) Excel
 
Email To
Subject
 Message
Format
HTML Text     Excel



To use this feature you must register a personal account in My ICL. Registration is free! In My ICL you can save your ICL searches in My Searches, and you can save search results in My Collections. Be sure to use the Held Citations feature to collect citations from an entire search session. Read more search tips.

Sign Into Existing My ICL Account    |    Register A New My ICL Account
Search Tips
  • Enclose phrases in "quotation marks".  Examples: "low back pain", "evidence-based"
  • Retrieve all forms of a word with an asterisk*, also called a wildcard or truncation.  Example: chiropract* retrieves chiropractic, chiropractor, chiropractors
  • Register an account in My ICL to save search histories (My Searches) and collections of records (My Collections)
Advanced Search Tips