Bruxism: The Grind of the Matter

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

Introduction

Bruxism, a common condition seen in adults, is becoming more prevalent in adolescents and children.1 This course will provide information for the dental healthcare team on the common causes, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition. Early treatment can help prevent acute pain and, in severe cases, chronic pain, periodontal involvement and possible tooth loss.2 Educating the patient on bruxism and the importance of maintaining a healthy oral environment will also be covered.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement.

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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