Bruxism, TMD, and orofacial pain

Bruxism, TMD, and orofacial pain

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Daniel Paesani, DDS. Bruxism is a parafunctional activity consisting of clenching and/or grinding the teeth during sleep as well during waking hours. For years the connection between bruxism, occlusion, and TMD has been the subject of controversies and debate. Some practitioners consider bruxism every time a patient describes jaw pain on awakening