Bruxism, diagnostics


  • Bruxism
  • Diagnosis of Bruxism
  • Children's bruxism


    Bruxism (this term originated from the Greek word Brychein,
    which means, strictly speaking, creak teeth) is periodically
    Arriving in the dream parole cuts of chewing muscles,
    accompanied by compression of jaws and teeth crosses. By varying
    This Bruxism is more or less permanently noted in 1-3% of people.
    The disease may occur both in infancy and in a mature

    Bruxism, diagnostics
    Bruxism is accompanied by a low sound of a crossed or
    Slotching for a few seconds or minutes. During bruxism
    Changes in the pulse, blood pressure, breathing, and T.D.
    This phenomenon in a dream is found quite often. Similar attacks
    sometimes repeated many times per night. Mechanisms for the occurrence of bruxism
    remain unclear. No personal changes were detected,
    characteristic of patients with bruxism. It is believed that bruxism can be
    one of the manifestation of disorders of regulation depth of sleep, such as
    Somnambulism, snoring, night enuresis and nightmares.

    Widespread non-medical point of view about,
    that bruxism is caused by worms, does not have significant
    grounds. Bruxism is often observed in patients with structure defects
    facial skeleton, bite impairment and monitor pathology connecting
    Low jaw with temporal bone. Previously expected reasons
    as psycho-physiological factors, general general diseases or
    Environmental factors did not find due confirmation. If bruxism
    Suddenly develops in an adult, you must also hold
    Examination for the detection of epilepsy.

    Most scientists converge in the opinion that Bruxism is more
    There are people who regularly experiencing some stressful
    influence, consequence of which are inner concern,
    tension, anger, excitement before bedtime and so on. All this is B
    equally applies to both adults and children. However,
    short-term (up to 10 seconds) bruxism episodes during sleep can
    meet both perfectly healthy in positive
    Emotional tone of people.

    Diagnosis of Bruxism

    The diagnosis is usually established on the basis of
    survey. In addition to the actual teeth, the patient can complain about
    Muscular and articular pains in the lower jaw. When inspection it is possible
    not to note any violations, however, with severe disease
    Often there is an erasing of dentin, caries and permissions of periodontal
    fabrics. This is due to significant injury of teeth during spastic (involuntary)
    Reduced lower jaws. Diagnosis can be confirmed using
    a special polysomnographic study in which
    A very specific picture of spastic abbreviation is registered
    Chewing muscles. In addition, polysomnography is important for exception
    epilepsy caused by the factor of bruxism.

    Children's bruxism

    The first sign that your child grins his teeth,
    can become sounds, audible among the nights. If you hear mysterious
    Sound, similar to some kind of creak, coming from the child's room,
    Go to him and find out.

    Bruxism is observed in 5-15% of cases in the population and,
    about 50% percent of children. There are data on hereditary
    Predisposition to Brooksism. For most children thereby
    sometimes bruxism - does not cause any problems and many with time
    Divide from him. During sleep, several episodes may be celebrated
    Bruxism is usually durable to 10 s. If the episodes of bruxism
    last longer and they are extremely intense, it can lead to
    Damage to teeth and surrounding soft tissues.

    During strong bruxism attacks, a child can
    Wake up with headache the next morning, with toothache or even
    with painful sensations in the face. It may already be serious.
    If the crushes of the teeth does not stop for months and years, the teeth can
    Subject to considerable wear. In addition, it may harm
    to the joint, with the help of which the lower jaw is connected to the side

    If your child constantly crosses his teeth, you should
    consult with a dental doctor who can make for a child
    Special tire that does not allow teeth to touch. If your child
    It turns into teeth only sometimes, you can try to apply methods,
    recommended by experts, or you can resort to them in addition to
    Tire in the mouth.

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