Fremitus and Occlusal Overload - Dental Occlusion Geekiness
3 months ago
Ever heard of fremitus? Wondering what it really means for your patient's occlusion? In this episode we're joined again by Dr. Mahmoud Ibrahim, by popular demand, for an insightful discussion on dental fremitus.
We understand that this topic can be a bit perplexing, so we're here to break it down step by step. We share how we seamlessly integrate a fremitus check into an occlusal assessment, discussing the crucial aspects of when and how to intervene effectively, all while preserving your patient’s chewing space.
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'Weakest Link' study that Jaz and Mahmoud referred to: https://www.tandfonline.com /doi/abs/1...
The Awake Bruxism (habit-breaking) appliance that Jaz uses called MAPA.
More about Fremitus, how it's classified and occlusal trauma. https://intechopen. com/chapters/82938
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Highlights of the episode:
00:39 The Protrusive Dental Pearl
04:17 Dr. Mahmoud Ibrahim
05:17 Mobility vs fremitus
08:26 What is fremitus?
09:52 The PDL
12:54 The weakest link theory
16:21 Checking for fremitus
17:19 Class 1 fremitus
21:57 Class 2 and 3 fremitus
27:24 Envelope of function
29:21 Orthodontic treatment
36:34 Final remarks
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