A comparison of different treatments for nocturnal bruxism.

  title={A comparison of different treatments for nocturnal bruxism.},
  author={Carl J. Pierce and Elliot N. Gale},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  volume={67 3},
One hundred bruxers were evaluated for bruxing activity before, during, and after treatment with a portable electromyograph (EMG). A six-month post-treatment follow-up of bruxing activity was obtained. Experimental treatment groups consisted of diurnal biofeedback, nocturnal biofeedback, massed negative practice, and splint therapy. A no-treatment control group was included. The comparative efficacy of treatments was determined by analyses of variance. Both EMG-measured frequency of bruxing… CONTINUE READING

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