Malocclusion does not impact bruxism

Malocclusion did not impact the presence of bruxism nor TMD complaints in adulthood, but awake and sleep bruxism were associated with TMD pain complaints. The significance of malocclusion should be reconsidered in contemporary dentistry and oral rehabilitation.

References

Role of occlusal factors on probable bruxism and orofacial pain: Data from the 1982 Pelotas birth cohort study” https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdent.2021.103788

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