Here comes a list of tools and appliances helping you to solve bruxism. This list is in progress as of February 2022. Additions, comments? Use the comment section to share them with us.
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|Tongue surgery||Tongue surgery can help with bruxism by removing the frenulum, or the band of tissue that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth. This band of tissue can be very sensitive and can cause the tongue to be pulled back into the mouth when the teeth are clenched. Removing the frenulum can help to prevent the tongue from being pulled back into the mouth.|
|Faceformer||https://www.faceformer.nl/over-face-former/werking/ en https://faceformer.de/en/|
|Brux Night Guard||https://www.bruxnightguard.com/|
|Bite Correction||Bite correction can help with bruxism by correcting the bite to prevent the teeth from clenching.|
|Botox||Botox can help with bruxism by relaxing the muscles in the jaw. When the jaw muscles are relaxed, they are less likely to clench.|
|Myotape||Myotape can help with bruxism by taping the jaw shut. This can help to prevent the jaw from clenching. Only in very specific cases.|
|Eg Zähneknirschen (Bruxismus) – Übungen gegen Zähneknirschen im Schlaf|
|Acidic diet||Avoiding an acidic diet can help with bruxism by reducing the amount of acid in the mouth. Acidic foods can cause the teeth to be more sensitive, which can lead to teeth clenching.|
|breathing or airway issue||Improving your breathing can help with bruxism by reducing the amount of stress in your life. Breathing exercises can help to reduce stress and relax the body.|
|Mouth excercices||Excercices||Mouth exercices can help to resolve bruxism by relaxing the muscles in the jaw. This can help to prevent the jaw from clenching.|
|CBD oil, weed||Drug||Weed and cbd oil can help to lower the impact of bruxism by reducing the amount of stress in your life.|
|Parasites||Our findings suggest that pathogenic parasites may serve as the cause of initiation of bruxism habits among children.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3177368/|
|Grindcare||Biofeedback||GrindCare is a breakthrough solution for people with bruxism. It measures precisely how much you grind your teeth, and can then reduce the grinding while you sleep. GrindCare works by registering muscle activity and sending a mild electrical impulse that interrupts the grinding.|
The GrindCare App allows you to visualize grinding or clenching activity detected by the BUTLER® GrindCare® device during sleep and track improvements over time.
Data taken from the Grindcare ® manager software showing little effect of the Grindcare device in reducing parafunctional activity. Distribution and support stopped end of 2013.
|BruxRelief||BruxRelief is a companion application for your BruxRelief headband device.|
|Lose weight||Lower coffee consumption|
|GrindAlert||Battery-powered sensing device incorporated into a lightweight, adjustable headband that senses facial muscle activity specifically related to teeth clenching and grinding, then signals the patient to stop by emitting an audible tone|
Important lesson here: a lot of totally different possible remedies against bruxism related symptoms exist. Let it be clear that bruxism is a multidisciplinary approach, like the FP method we follow at spineo.org.