Prevalence and predictive factors of sleep bruxism in children with and without cognitive impairment.

@article{Miamoto2011PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictive factors of sleep bruxism in children with and without cognitive impairment.},
  author={Cristina Batista Miamoto and Luciano Jos{\'e} Pereira and Maria Let{\'i}cia Ramos-Jorge and Leandro Silva Marques},
  journal={Brazilian oral research},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          439-45
        }
}
Studies have found a higher prevalence of sleep bruxism (SB) in individuals with cognitive impairment. The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence and factors associated with the clinical manifestation of SB in children with and without cognitive impairment. The sample was made up of 180 individuals: Group 1 - without cognitive impairment; Group 2 - with Down syndrome; Group 3 - with cerebral palsy. Malocclusions were assessed based on the Dental Aesthetic Index (DAI); lip competence… CONTINUE READING
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