Relationship of Tooth Grinding Pattern During Sleep Bruxism and Dental Status

  title={Relationship of Tooth Grinding Pattern During Sleep Bruxism and Dental Status},
  author={O. Tokiwa and Byungkyu Park and Yasumasa Takezawa and Youichi Takahashi and K. Sasaguri and S. Sato},
  pages={287 - 293}
  • O. Tokiwa, Byungkyu Park, +3 authors S. Sato
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Abstract Tooth grinding during sleep is thought to be one of the important factors causing oral diseases. However, no evidence is available regarding the relationship between the dental status and tooth contact during sleep bruxism. The purpose of this clinical study was to investigate the relationship between oral diseases and tooth grinding patterns during sleep bruxism. Fifty subjects (21 men and 29 women) were selected. The clinical attachment level, tooth mobility, noncarious cervical… CONTINUE READING
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