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Sleep bruxism

Introduction: Sleep bruxism

Description of Sleep bruxism

Sleep bruxism (medical condition): Grinding teeth when asleep...more »

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Teeth grinding:
  »Introduction: Teeth grinding
  »Symptoms of Teeth grinding
  »Causes of Teeth grinding
  »Treatments for Teeth grinding

Sleep bruxism: A sleep disorder characterized by grinding and clenching of the teeth and forceful lateral or protrusive jaw movements. Sleep bruxism may be associated with TOOTH INJURIES; TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS; sleep disturbances; and other conditions.
Source: MeSH 2007

Sleep bruxism: Related Topics

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Sleep bruxism as a Disease

Sleep bruxism: Another name for Teeth grinding (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Teeth grinding
  »Symptoms of Teeth grinding
  »Causes of Teeth grinding
  »Treatments for Teeth grinding

Sleep bruxism: Related Diseases

Sleep bruxism: Sleep bruxism is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Sleep bruxism

Some of the causes of Sleep bruxism are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Sleep bruxism (Teeth grinding)

Some of the symptoms of Sleep bruxism incude:

  • Teeth grinding when asleep
  • Grinding noises when asleep
  • Wear on the teeth
  • Loss of tooth enamel
  • Tooth loosening

Treatments for Sleep bruxism (Teeth grinding)

Treatments for Sleep bruxism (Teeth grinding) include:

  • Rubber tooth guard during sleep
  • Dental splint during sleep
  • Dental treatments
  • Mild tranquilizers
  • No single treatment

Treatment of Sleep bruxism: For more treatment information about Sleep bruxism, see treatment of Teeth grinding (Sleep bruxism)

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