132 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The research aimed for the precise and quantitative assessment of occlusal bite force, along with the recording of electromyographic activity of muscles of mastication with a newly designed bite force recorder. An association between bite force , occlusal wear and various malocclusions has been demonstrated. Future studies of similar nature exploring association of bite force on etiology of malocclusion and its influence on orthodontic treatment are warranted.