bruxism


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bruxism

[′brək‚siz·əm]
(medicine)
A clenching and grinding of the teeth that occurs unconsciously while the individual is awake or sleeping.
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Unexplained facial pain or tenderness in the jaw joint, as well as headaches and earache could mean that you suffer from Bruxism.
A majority in the SG had bruxism for more than one year (82.
The analyzed articles in this literature review indicated the main signs and symptoms of TMD in people with PD: myofascial pain, bruxism, limitation of the opening of the mouth, displacement of the articular disc with reduction and asymmetry in the distribution of occlusal contacts.
The BoNT-A injection was planned to attain mouth opening, less tongue biting, and bruxism.
There are also certain factors which were considered to be possible factors contributing to the development of FMS such as psychological factors (23), sleep disturbances and headache (33,34) A relationship of bruxism with migraine headache (35) and sleep problems (36) was suggested.
German medical device company RelaxBogen GmbH has developed a concept for the treatment of Bruxism and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, the company said.
Signs of frontal sinusitis consequent to horn fracture include restlessness, shaking of head, bruxism, reduced feed intake, foul smelling purulent or serosanguinous discharges from fractured site or nostrils, ear twitching, rubbing of affected site to hard objects, etc.
We make jokes about teeth grinders but bruxism can have unpleasant side effects (headaches, facial pain) and most dentists would suggest you insert a mouthguard to stop you wearing away your teeth and inflaming the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) just in front of your ear.
The occurrence of sleep bruxism (herein for quick reference 'SB') in schoolchildren varies from 3.
Botox also has a clinical use as an adjunct in temporomandibular joint and bruxism cases and patients with facial pain.
One can inflict injuries to oneself owing to various activities like finger nail biting, bruxism, post-anaesthetic injury, to extreme self mutilation of oral mucosa.
If someone is prone to bruxism, what are they in the habit of doing?