EMG for Muscle Function Evaluation - Clinic Viva

EMG (also known as electromyography) is the recording and study of the fundamental electrical properties of skeletal muscle using superficial or needle electrodes that determines if the muscle is contracting or not. It is one of the biometric tests that is practiced in modern evidence-based dentistry. This biometric test is an advanced technique to record and evaluate muscle activity.

What is EMG used in?

  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders: TMJ dysfunction, dystonia, muscle disease of head and neck, cranial nerve lesion, and seizure disorders
  • Diagnosis of facial muscle during orthodontic treatment related to neuromuscular approach and facial pain associated with the use of functional appliance
  • Non-invasive investigation of the bioelectrical phenomena of muscular contraction
  • Allows the examination of some important muscles involved in chewing, swallowing and posture of the head

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