Covid proves link between Bruxism and Psychological Issues

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the routine way of life, and caused stress and uncertainty with many people. There is existing evidence that proves the link between bruxism and stress. A Serbian study evaluated the frequency of probable bruxism within a group of students in Serbia, and analysed the potential association between psychological factorsContinue reading “Covid proves link between Bruxism and Psychological Issues”

Determine your Tooth-Wear Index

(introduction) Preparation First, the extent of incisal or occlusal wear for a single tooth was evaluated by the following four-point scale, the “tooth-wear index”: 0: no wear or negligible wear of enamel; 1: obvious wear of enamel or wear through the enamelto the dentine in single spots; 2: wear of the dentine up to one-thirdContinue reading “Determine your Tooth-Wear Index”

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Symptoms and tests to diagnose bruxism.

Bruxism detection usually involves questionnaire, clinical and dental examination. However, certain times when bruxism occurs due to sleep disturbances or muscular disorders 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 ? WhatContinue reading “Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Symptoms and tests to diagnose bruxism.”