• Recreational Drugs : How Ecstasy (MDMA) Causes Bruxism

    Recreational drugs like ecstasy, also called MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), have been identified as a possible cause for bruxism. The intensity of teeth grinding and number of episodes increase with increasing dosage of such drugs. But, how do drugs cause clenching ? let’s find out. Table of contents Which recreational drugs cause bruxism ? How does Ecstasy […]

  • Online project: bruxism remedies

    Bruxism is a widespread problem. Causes can be very diverse, but often stress related. As a result, solutions are difficult to find. There is growing evidence teeth grinding can be solved through a multidisciplinary approach like the “5P method” (psychology, physical therapy, plates, pills, and education). But other solutions exist. The online bruxism remedy list […]

  • Teeth Grinding: Symptoms and tests to diagnose bruxism

    Bruxism detection usually involves questionnaires and clinical and/or dental examinations. In certain cases,specialised tests like EEG, PSG or EMG might be needed for comprehensive treatment planning. Article Contents What are the Symptoms of Bruxism ? Why is a Questionnaire taken for Bruxism Detection ? What is done during Dental examination ? Which specialised tests are […]

  • Link between bruxism and Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

    Bruxism can be part of extrapyramidal symptoms which are known for paroxetine as well as for other SSRIs / SNRIs (i.e. citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, sertraline, venlafaxine). Tere is increasingly good evidence of a link with selective 5-hydroxytryptamine reuptake inhibitor (selective serotonin reuptakeinhibitor [SSRI]) use,42 especially citalopram and sertraline, which may be dose linked, as well […]

  • Can Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) cause headache ?

    Are you experiencing headaches without any apparent reason? Then check whether you grind your teeth or not! Why? Headache and Bruxism have a scientifically proven relation with each other. In this article, we untangle this relationship for better understanding of bruxism. Article content’s What Are Headaches ? Types Of Headaches. How Do Tension Headaches Occur […]

  • The adverse effects of Bruxism (teeth grinding) ?

    Bruxism (teeth grinding) is a multifactorial condition which may remain undiagnosed for a long time. During this period, we see the side effects of bruxism on our teeth, gums, muscles, and TMJ (temporomandibular joint). Later on, these side effects can lead to clinically evident signs like tooth wear or painful symptoms like sensitive teeth. Article’s […]

  • NYT: “Night Guards are not the ideal solution for bruxism”

    As written by The New York Times, about one year ago, under the title “Bruxism? The dentist’s chair isn’t the best place to address it”. The article had a clear opinion about night guards, they did not live While night guards may help to prevent some dental wear and tear, some studies suggest they can be […]

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