Topical review: sleep bruxism, headaches, and sleep-disordered breathing in children and adolescents.

@article{Carra2012TopicalRS,
  title={Topical review: sleep bruxism, headaches, and sleep-disordered breathing in children and adolescents.},
  author={Maria Clotilde Carra and Olivero Bruni and Nelly T-L Huynh},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={267-76}
}
Sleep bruxism, a well-known burden for dentists, is commonly observed in pediatric populations. Dentists are responsible for the detection and prevention of the detrimental consequences on the stomatognathic system that may occur in some patients with sleep bruxism. However, sleep bruxism is much more than tooth wear, since it is frequently associated with orofacial pain, headaches, and other more severe sleep disorders, such as sleep-disordered breathing. Although the mechanisms underlying the… CONTINUE READING
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