Scientific Programme


Friday 26.05.2017

09:00 - 09:30: Welcome and presentation of the guestsAnders Wänman and Tomas Magnusson

09:30 – 10:30: Session 1: Oral presentations. Chairperson: Tomas Magnusson

  • Peter Wetselaar. Associations between tooth wear and dental sleep disorders, an overview.
  • Alfons Hugger. Structure based diagnostic potential of condylar jaw tracking – a systematic review.
  • Birgitta Häggman Henrikson. Pharmacological management of orofacial pain - a systematic review with network meta-analysis.

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30: Session 2: Oral presentations. Chairperson: Karl-Heinz Utz

  • Tereza de Abreu
    Effect of occlusal equilibration on muscular tenderness in female sleep bruxists: a longitudinal randomized controlled trial.
  • Kirsi Sipilä
    Psychosocial factors and treatment outcome of temporomandibular disorders.
  • Ingrid Grunert
    Clinical evaluation of the centric occlusion in CAD/CAM fabricated dentures - a pilot study.
  • Gunnar Carlsson
    A 3-year study of patients with tinnitus and jaw-muscle tenderness.

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch (for all)

Saturday 27.05.2017 

09:00 – 10:30: Session 3: Oral presentations. Chairperson: Bengt Wenneberg


  • Vera Colombo
    Assessment of mandibular kinematics based on instantaneous axis of rotation after total temporomandibular joint replacement (TJR) with alloplastic prostheses.
  • Dagmar Schnabl
    Missing posterior teeth and odds of temporomandibular joint condylar erosion: a cone beam computed tomography study.
  • Lukas M Vos
    Inflammation is more distinct in osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint compared to the knee joint.
  • Dominik Ettlin
    Temporomandibular joint MRI findings in adolescents with primary disk displacement in comparison to those in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break11:00 – 12:30: Session 4: Oral presentations. Chairperson: Frits Jüch


  • Anas Alibrahim
    Differences in maximum voluntary bite forces measured using two different technologies cannot be explained by different “spare capacities”.
  • Frauke Müller
    Chewing efficiency and movements in post-stroke patients.
  • Martin Schimmel
    Tactile sensitivity of the oral tissues and masticatory performance are impaired in stroke patients.
  • Barry Sessle
    Pot for pain: What is the evidence?

12:30 – 14.00: Lunch14:00 – 15:30: Session 5: Poster presentationsChairperson: Antoon De Laat


  • Ingrid Peroz.
    Occlusal analysis by the digital T-Scan III system in comparison to Hanel occlusion foil.
  • Osamu Komiyama.
    Referred pain and sensations due to standardized palpation of the masseter muscle in healthy participants.
  • Michail Koutris.
    Neuropathic pain characteristics in painful TMD patients.
  • Takahiro Ono.
    Longitudinal change of masticatory performance in a Japanese general population: The Suita study.
  • Norbert Enkling.
    Chewing Efficiency, Bite Force and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life with Narrow Diameter Implants - A Prospective Clinical Study: Results after One Year. Rosaria Bucci. Prevalence of temporomandibular disorders and oral parafunctions in Italian school children.
  • Gert Grubwieser.
    Significance of somatosensory evoked potentials in diagnosis and follow-up control in cases of damage to the lingual and/or mental nerve.16:00 – 17:00: Meeting of the Advisory Board and Senior membersSunday 28.05.201709:00 – 10:30: Session 6: Oral presentationsChairperson: Frauke Müller
  • Peter Svensson.
    How is sleep-related jaw muscle activity linked to muscle pain and muscle symptoms? New insights from a controlled clinical trial on contingent electrical stimulation.
  • Luigi M Gallo.
    Effect of occlusal splints on nocturnal masseter behavior in different diagnostic groups.
  • Andrea Deregibus.
    Short-term effects of oral devices on sleep bruxism: a placebo - controlled RCT.
  • Ghizlane Aarab.
    The effects of mandibular advancement appliance therapy on masseter muscle activity during sleep in obstructive sleep apnea patients: preliminary results.

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30: Session 7: Oral presentations. Chairperson: Samuel Cadden

  • Johannes van DijkRepresentativeness and 3D spatial characteristics of high-density surface motor units of the masseter.
  • Birgitta Wiesinger
    Multimodal sensory stimulation of the masseter muscle affects jaw-opening accuracy.
  • Nikolaos-Nikitas
    GiannakopoulosCo-activation of jaw and neck muscles during simulated teeth grinding.
  • Per-Olof Eriksson
    Efficacy of intraoral appliance to reduce postural sway during quiet standing in whiplash associated disorders and non-trauma neck pain patients compared with that of the visual system.

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch for all and Farewell





The venue is:
Scandic Hotel Ferrum
Lars Janssonsgatan 15, 981 31 Kiruna, Sweden
Phone: +46 980 39 86 00