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Influence of the Temporomandibular Joint in the Estimation of Bone Density in the Mandible through a Bone Remodelling Model

Table 2

Summary of the performed simulations.

SimulationStarting pointDescriptionBRM usedTMJMuscular activityBoundary conditions

, uniform and isotropicStatic.
Instant of CO.
Sequence: RM-LM-RM-LM
ABRMNOAt CO (red vertical arrow of Figure 5)Articular surface of contralateral condyle fixed. Vertical displacement of occlusal face of ipsilateral molars constrained.

Remodelling equilibrium obtained with Pseudostatic.
Instant of CO.
Sequence: RM-LM-RM-LM
ABRMYESAt CO (red vertical arrow of Figure 5)Temporal bone fixed. Contacts: temporal bones-discs and discs-condyles. Vertical displacement of occlusal face of ipsilateral molars constrained.

Remodelling equilibrium obtained with Pseudostatic.
Complete cycle.
Sequence: RM-LM-RM-LM
MABRMYESComplete record of Figure 5Temporal bone fixed. Contacts: temporal bones-discs and discs-condyles. Vertical displacement of occlusal face of ipsilateral molars constrained in the closing phase and released in the opening phase.

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