This paper explores these common and problematic questions for dentistry and orthodontics:
– Does ideal condylar position exist?
– What is a stable condylar position?
– What are the signs and symptoms of an unstable condylar position?
– What is the importance of a stable condylar position during orthodontic treatment?
– What is the relationship between orthodontics, occlusion, and the temporomandibular joint?
(Rev Esp Ortod. 2006;36(2):081-104)