Condylar degeneration in patients with dental open bite versus skeletal open bite utilizing CBCT

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Rauchle, Alex; Trinh, Alston; Phi, Linda; Albertson, Brad; Park, Joorok; Oh, Heesoo
Dentistry; Life Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Orthodontics and Orthodontology
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Idiopathic condylar resorption (ICR) is a condition in which either one or both condyles undergo degeneration. Bilateral TMJ involvement presents as a clockwise rotation of the mandible in the posterior-inferior direction, resulting in an anterior open bite. The purpose of the study was to assess TMJ condylar degeneration in dental open bites compared to skeletal open bites.