sleep bruxism


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sleep bruxism

a stereotyped movement disorder characterized by grinding or clenching of the teeth during sleep. This condition, considered a parasomnia, is associated with sleep-related breathing disorders.
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Differential Diagnosis: Attrition (Figures 6 and 7) and abfraction (Figure 5) related to presence of OSAS and associated sleep bruxism.
Assessment of the quality of life of individuals related to oral health has been studied (17-21), but there is little in the literature about the association between quality of life and sleep bruxism in schoolchildren aged 11-14.
The objective of the study was to assess the effect that sleep bruxism causes on the quality of life on schoolchildren aged 11-14.
Prevalence and predictive factors of sleep bruxism in children with and without cognitive impairment.
Association between sleep bruxism and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
People with sleep bruxism also were more likely to have morning headaches and suffer from daytime sleepiness than those who didn't grind their teeth, says study coauthor Maurice M.
The scientists found, too, that sleep bruxism tends to dissipate with age, affecting nearly 6 percent of people between ages 19 and 44 but only about 1 percent of those over 64.
Clinical significance of sleep bruxism on several occlusal and functional parameters.
The occurrence of sleep bruxism has been reported with varying frequencies in the general population.