Management of sleep bruxism in children

Meutia Dienda Citrawuni, Vidya Carolyn Tjokrosetio, Eva Fauziah

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Abstract

Sleep bruxism is the involuntary movement of grinding teeth while sleeping. It is a bad habit that may result in tooth attrition. Dentist considers sleep bruxism to be important because of its clinical consequences. The purpose of this report is to describe two cases of sleep bruxism in children with different histories and to discuss the factors that may have been involved in its persistence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)842-845
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Volume10
Issue numberSpecialissue
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Children
  • Occlusal rehabilitation
  • Occlusal splints
  • Sleep bruxism

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