5) TMJ region 9 (12) TMJ: Temporomandibular joint Table 2: Subjective distribution of symptoms Subjective symptom distribution Temporal headaches Jaw pain in the masseter area Jaw fatigue on chewing TMJ area pain and noises Night bruxing
and night guards TMJ: Temporomandibular joint
Characterization of 86 Bruxing
Patients and Long-Term Study of Their Management With Occlusal Devices and Other Forms of Therapy.
is present, using a bruxing
splint to stop the clenching may lead the patient to stop pressing the tongue.
It also treats underlying myofunctional habits, tongue thrust, and bruxing
Wise believes that decreased bruxing
with SSRI use may be dose-dependent.
patterns in children compared to intercuspal clenching end chewing assessed with dental models electromyography, and incisor jaw tracing: Preliminary study J.
The computer controlled data acquisition system collects and graphically displays information such as magnitude, duration, frequency and patterns of bruxing
episodes while the patient sleeps.
Although this activity may be closely related to muscle pain, the association may be difficult to identify, since most patients are unaware of their bruxing
or clenching activities.