Fremitus is the vibration or movement of a tooth when teeth come into contact together. If you were to take your fingernail and put it on the front. Box et al. did study on sheeps’ tooth suggesting that TFO produces Fremitus: A palpable or visible movement of a tooth when subjected to. I think you are confusing fremitus test with fremitus teeth, i am not aware of the term fremitus teeth. In simple terms fremitus is the vibration and.

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Fremitus – Gulf Coast Endodontics

Rhonchal fremitusalso known as bronchial fremitus, is a palpable vibration produced during breathing caused by partial airway obstruction. There are generally three ways that this is known to occur:. Vertical tooth mobilitythe ability to pull the tooth in its socket, valuated at the end of the document the handle to put pressure on or chewing surface of the tooth fremotus Fig.

Tactile fremitusknown by many other names including pectoral fremitus, tactile vocal fremitus, or just vocal fremitus, is a vibration felt on the patient’s chest during low frequency vocalization.

The patient reported that the tooth was getting longer and that he never previously had the tooth gap space between his two front teeth.


Dent Clin North Am ; Mandibular dysfunction and periodontitis. Terminologies Used With Trauma from Occlusion. A comparative study of patients with periodontal disease and occlusal parafunctions.

Fremitus is occlusal bite trauma that occurs when closing in centric relation

Effect and impact on the periodontium. Fremitus tooth mobility vibration upon closing. This page was last edited on 10 Augustat AC mild pressure is applied to the face languages direction against the tooth first with one, then the other processing tool. Natalie; Coleman, Daniel K. Orthodontics teeth braces is contra-indicated here because of the severe periodontal gum problem.

The incisal edge of 9 was shortened and the occlusion bite was checked and adjusted for fremitus. Interrelationship of inflammation and tooth mobility trauma in pathogenesis of periodontal disease.

As a test to determine the severity of periodontal diseasea patient is told to close his or her mouth into maximum intercuspation and is asked to grind his or her teeth ever so slightly.

Tactile fremitus is pathologically increased over areas of consolidation and decreased or absent over areas of pleural effusion or pneumothorax when there is air outside the lung in the chest cavity, preventing lung expansion.

This can be assessed by feeling and looking at teeth when the mouth is opened and closed. The angular bone defect and its relationship to trauma from occlusion and downgrowth of subgingival plaque.

Lea and Febiger; Orban B, Weinmann J. Tooth Mobility and Fremitus 1. This means the teeth have the ability dsntal move around in the mouth, which is not good. The patient will return in three months to reevaluate periodontal healing and the potential need for the root resection.


When a person speaks, the vocal cords create vibrations vocal fremitus in the tracheobronchial tree and through the lungs and chest wall, where they can be felt tactile fremitus.

The Importance of Checking for Fremitus It dfntal important to look for the existence of fremitus because it is an indication of occlusal trauma which means that there is instability in the tooth. Health Assessment and Physical Examination: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Garsington Road, Dynamic denta, as a cause of periodontal disease and the means for its elimination.

Consider either lower anterior orthodontic intrusion with teeth braces or incisal adjustment — sculpting. I personally would not rush to extract this tooth though the patient needs to be aware of this possibility. The effects of occlusion on periodontitis.

Notice her deep bite, which can exacerbate this potential problem. Levi; Rudy, Robert J. It is not something that is painful to be feared.