Bite force part I - An overview

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Pallavi Mundra
Rajeev Srivastava
Sourabh Khandelwal
Raveena Makker
Rahul Razdan
Vedant Patel


Bite force indicates the health of the masticatory apparatus because it causes the muscles that lift the jaw to contract. It is used to study the activity related to the teeth, occlusal factor, dentures and implant therapy, temporomandibular disorders, and neuromuscular alterations. Calculations of the maximum biting force are intended to observe the force of muscles that elevate jaw. This force is created by the contraction of the mandibular and maxillary contract to produce the biting force, which is subsequently transmitted to the object being chewed by the teeth.

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Pallavi Mundra, Rajeev Srivastava, Sourabh Khandelwal, Raveena Makker, Rahul Razdan, & Vedant Patel. (2023). Bite force part I - An overview. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 603–607. Retrieved from


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