International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Medicine and Dentistry | India | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Medical Management of Bruxism

Karpaga Preethitha.S [8]

Abstract: Bruxism is an oral movement disorder characterized by grinding or clenching of teeth. This disorder can occur during sleep as well as during wakefulness and has estimated prevalence in the general adult population of approximately 8-10 %. (1). This condition isnt a disease but when exacerbated may cause an unbalance and changing of orofacial structures. Thus, it is necessary to obtain effective and safe treatments for the control and management of the bruxist patient. (2). Hence this article gives information about the various medical modalities available for the management of bruxism.

Keywords: movement disorder, clenching teeth, changing orofacial structures

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,

Pages: 1936 - 1939

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