brux

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brux

(brŭks)
intr.v. bruxed, bruxing, bruxes
To clench or grind one's teeth.
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This will discourage bruxing activities and minimize the load on the teeth and joints.
People with neurological and neuromuscular disorders, such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation and closed head injuries are prone to salivary incontinence (drooling), and severe bruxing (tooth grinding) habits that may result in excessive wear of teeth and injury to the temporomandibular joint (Richmond, Rugh, Dolfi, et al.
This renders the temporalis muscle incapable of contracting to its full potential, thus eliminating bruxing and the resulting headache pain.
Heavy occlusal forces: Ceramic restorations may fracture when they lack bulk or are subjected to excessive occlusal stress, as in patients who have bruxing or clenching habits.
Medical history of potential oral symptoms associated with GERD was carefully collected and the following parameters was evalu- ated; brushing method, dental erosion, dental sensitivity, loss of dental structure because of abnormal attrition (clenching or bruxing of one tooth surface against another), physical wear by extraneous objects such as toothbrushes, also known as tooth abrasion, alteration of the mucosa.
1) Once initiated, muscle fatigue and soreness occurring in the jaw joint are often aggravated by grinding, clenching and bruxing.
These patients were found to be more prone to bruxing and clenching, probably because they are very tense and have erratic sleep patterns, etc.
Oral functions were measured, including chewing ability and parafunctional phenomena such as bruxing, clenching, and fatigue/stiffness in the temporomandibular joint.