orofacial


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Related to orofacial: orofacial pain, Orofacial dyskinesia

or·o·fa·cial

(ōr'ō-fā'shăl),
Relating to the mouth and face.

orofacial

[ôr′ōfā′shəl]
Etymology: L, os, oris, mouth, facies, face
pertaining to the mouth and face.

or·o·fa·cial

(ōrō-fāshăl)
Relating to the mouth and face.

or·o·fa·cial

(ōrō-fāshăl)
Relating to mouth and face.

orofacial (ôr´ōfā´shəl),

adj of or related to the face and oral cavity.
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The characteristics of the stomatognathic system are studied in the three articles of the Orofacial Motricity area, whether reporting temporomandibular dysfunction in Parkinson's disease, performing morphofunctional analysis in totally edentulous subjects or studying the quality of life after the orthognathic surgery.
Students should be able to differentiate neurogenic and somatic orofacial pain (26).
Twenty-two patients with post-excisional defects of the orofacial region underwent reconstruction with twenty-eight Nasolabial flaps between 2009 and 2014 in MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad, Telangana.
For patients with recurring oral lesions or orofacial symptoms with an otherwise noncontributory medical history, the dental professional plays an investigatory role in identifying family history as a risk factor for any underlying systemic relationship.
They studied 153 patients with moderate to severe cognitive impairment by using the Orofacial Pain Scale for Non-Verbal Individuals (OPS-NVI).
Orofacial clefts are one of the most common birth defects, observed in roughly 1 every 600-700 births.
Objectives: To evaluate orofacial and occlusion findings associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a group of Saudi children.
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And they have also confirmed that active women smokers are at a higher risk than non smokers to give birth to children with orofacial cleft.