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Comparative evaluation of body mass index among school children with and without Bruxism of age group of 6-12 years in Kanchipuram district: A cross-sectional study.

J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2021 Jan-Mar;39(1):42-46

Department of Paediatric and preventive dentistry, Rajah Muthaiah Dental College and Hospital, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.

Aim: To evaluate and compare the body mass index (BMI) of school-going children with bruxism and without bruxism of age between 6 and 12 years.

Settings And Design: To find the correlation between BMI and oral habit bruxism among school children and compare with those children without bruxism.

Materials And Methods: A total of 6122 children were screened from 28 government and 12 private schools, in which 1854 (30. Read More

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Sleep bruxism pulled between two worlds.

J Sleep Res 2021 Apr 15:e13351. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

University Sleep Clinic, University Hospital of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France.

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Prevalence of clinical signs and symptoms of the masticatory system and their associations in children with sleep bruxism: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sleep Med Rev 2021 Mar 12;57:101468. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil.

Sleep bruxism (SB) is a behavior of central origin that is related to different factors. This systematic review aimed to determine the prevalence of clinical signs and symptoms of the masticatory system and their association in children with SB. A structured search in ten databases were taken. Read More

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Bruxism in Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2021 Mar 1;57(3). Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Department of Clinical Specialistic and Dental Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, 60126 Ancona, Italy.

The role of bruxism in children and adolescents with Down syndrome, the most often diagnosed congenital syndrome, is still unclear. Therefore, this study aims to conduct a narrative review of the literature about bruxism in children and adolescents with Down syndrome to identify the prevalence, risk factors, and possible treatments of this disorder. Although an accurate estimate of its prevalence could not be inferred, it appears that bruxism is more prevalent in Down syndrome individuals rather than in the general pediatric population. Read More

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Oral health care and service utilisation in individuals with Rett syndrome: an international cross-sectional study.

J Intellect Disabil Res 2021 Jun 25;65(6):561-576. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Child Disability, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Background: There is a dearth of literature available on the comparative oral health status of those with Rett syndrome (RTT) despite diurnal bruxism being a supportive diagnostic criterion for the disorder. This study was designed to investigate the dental experiences of individuals with RTT in terms of perceived at-home and professional dental care.

Methods: Using data in the InterRett database, provided by English-speaking families of individuals with a confirmed MECP2 genetic mutation, the study investigated relationships between dental problems, oral care, child factors including bruxism and use of gastrostomy, and socioeconomic indicators. Read More

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Factors associated with preschool children's sleep bruxism.

Cranio 2021 Mar 25:1-7. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Public Health, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil.

: To evaluate the prevalence of sleep bruxism, related factors, and quality of life of preschool children and their families. The sample was 475 children between 4 and 5 years old enrolled in schools in the city of Bauru-Brazil. Parents/legal guardians answered two questionnaires, one to assess the presence of bruxism and related factors and another that was the validated Brazilian version of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (B-ECOHIS). Read More

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Factors associated with awake bruxism according to perceptions of parents/guardians and self-reports of children.

Int J Paediatr Dent 2021 Mar 17. Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Dental School, João Alves de Lira, PB, 1325/410 Capitão, Campina Grande, 58428-800, Brazil.

Bruxism is a repetitive activity of the masticatory muscles that has been associated with orofacial disorders and psychosocial factors. The aim of the present study was to investigate associations between possible awake bruxism (PAB) and family functioning, bullying, and dental caries in children eight to ten years of age. A school-based study was conducted with 739 pairs of parents/guardians and children. Read More

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Association between possible awake bruxism and bullying among 8- to 11-year-old children/adolescents.

Int J Paediatr Dent 2021 Mar 17. Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Department of Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Background: Bruxism is characterized by tooth grinding and/or clenching.

Aim: To evaluate the association between possible awake bruxism (PAB) and bullying among individuals aged 8-11 years.

Design: A representative cross-sectional study was conducted with 434 eight- to eleven-year-old children/adolescents. Read More

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Medical Device Regulation: Requirements for Dental Professionals Who Prescribe and Manufacture Custom-Made Devices.

James I J Green

Prim Dent J 2021 Mar;10(1):64-88

Maxillofacial and Dental Laboratory Manager, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Foundation Trust, London; Broomfield Hospital, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, Chelmsford, UK.

A custom-made device (CMD) is a medical device intended for the sole use of a particular patient. In a dental setting, CMDs include prosthodontic devices, orthodontic appliances, bruxism splints, speech prostheses and devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea, trauma prevention and orthognathic surgery facilitation (arch bars and interocclusal wafers). Since 1993, the production and provision of CMDs have been subject to European Union (EU) Directive 93/42/EEC (Medical Device Directive, MDD) given effect in the UK by The Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (Statutory Instrument 2002/618), and its subsequent amendments. Read More

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Sleep Bruxism and SDB in Albanian Growing Subjects: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Dent J (Basel) 2021 Feb 27;9(3). Epub 2021 Feb 27.

Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy.

The aim of this study was to evaluate a possible correlation between sleep bruxism and risk factors of developing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in a sample of growing subjects and to assess parental awareness about sleep bruxism in their children. The sample was composed of 310 subjects (173 females and 137 males), with a mean age of 8.9 years, attending "Ndre Mjeda" school of Tirana (Albania). Read More

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February 2021


Georgian Med News 2021 Jan(310):36-39

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia.

Bruxism has become more and more debatable and pressing issue all over the world last years. the etiology of bruxism has been changing diverse definitions, over the years, however recently it is defined as a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth and by bracing or thrusting of the mandible. This literature review discusses the possible risk factors of bruxism in children and adolescence, among which behavioral abnormalities and sleep disturbances predominates. Read More

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January 2021

Evaluation of the relationship between sleep bruxism and sleeping habits in school-aged children.

Cranio 2021 Feb 21:1-9. Epub 2021 Feb 21.

Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, Bahçeşehir University , Istanbul, Turkey.

: To evaluate the relationship between sleep habits and sleep bruxism (SB) in schoolaged children. Survey data were collected from the parents of 500 children (267 males and 233 females; age range 6-12 years). The American Academy of Sleep Medicine diagnostic criteria were used to evaluate SB. Read More

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February 2021

The interface between dentistry and respiratory sleep disorders in children.

Sleep Sci 2020 Oct-Dec;13(4):220-223

Botucatu Medical School, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Botucatu - SP - Brazil.

Objective: To study the incidence of mouth breathing and its association with sleep disorders, dental caries, malocclusion and deleterious oral habits, in children.

Material And Methods: 152 children (6 to 9 years), of both genders, were invited to perform clinical evaluation of the oral cavity and the application of the OSA-18.

Results: 89 presented mouth breathing (MB), being 45% with malocclusion, 56% with dental caries, 38% with tooth loss, 51% with bruxism and 52% with the habit of sucking finger or pacifier, compared to 40%, 40%, 21%, 27% and 43%, respectively, in the 63 children with nasal breathing (NB). Read More

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February 2021

Dental, Occlusal, and Craniofacial Features of Children With Microcephaly Due to Congenital Zika Infection: 3 Cases Report From Valle del Cauca, Cali-Colombia-2020.

Cleft Palate Craniofac J 2021 Feb 10:1055665621990978. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Dentistry School, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

Objective: Describes dental, occlusal, and craniofacial characteristics of 3 children aged 3 to 4 years with microcephaly due to congenital Zika infection in Cali Valle del Cauca, 2020.

Design: Three children case report with congenital Zika virus microcephaly.

Setting: Institutional. Read More

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February 2021

Oral Manifestations of Rett Syndrome-A Systematic Review.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 01 28;18(3). Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Department of Bio Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait City 12037, Kuwait.

Rett Syndrome is an x linked developmental disorder which becomes apparent in females after 6 to 18 months of age. It leads to severe impairments including loss of speech, loss of hand movements/manual dexterity, characteristic hand movements such as hang wringing and intellectual disability/learning problems. This systematic review was carried out to identify the dental manifestation of Rett syndrome and to shed light on treatment options available for oral health problems associated with Rett syndrome. Read More

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January 2021

The Effect of Patient Specific Factors on Occlusal Forces Generated: Best Evidence Consensus Statement.

J Prosthodont 2021 Apr;30(S1):52-60

Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Detroit, MI.

Purpose: The purpose of this Best Evidence Consensus Statement was to search the literature to determine if there is a relationship between patient specific factors and occlusal force.

Materials And Methods: A literature review was conducted in the following databases: Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Embase, and Ovid MEDLINE(R) and Epub Ahead of Print. Articles on patient factors and occlusal force were compiled by using a combination of the key words: "bite force," "occlusal force," "partial and complete edentulism," "bruxism," and "orthognathic class. Read More

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Breathing problems, being an only child and having parents with possible sleep bruxism are associated with probable sleep bruxism in preschoolers: a population-based study.

Sleep Breath 2021 Jan 4. Epub 2021 Jan 4.

Department of Pathology and Dentistry Clinic, School of Dentistry, Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Teresina, Piauí, Brazil.

Purpose: To determine the prevalence of probable sleep bruxism (SB) in preschoolers and associated factors.

Methods: A cross-sectional, population-based study was carried out with 862 dyads of parents/preschoolers aged 5 from Teresina, Brazil. Data collection was performed through a questionnaire answered by parents/guardians about socioeconomic, demographic, and health condition data. Read More

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January 2021

Restless sleep in children: A systematic review.

Sleep Med Rev 2021 Apr 1;56:101406. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Oasi Research Institute - IRCCS, Troina, Italy. Electronic address:

This systematic review assessed the prevalence of restless sleep in children, documented the association of restless sleep with other conditions, and summarized the existing evidence regarding whether restless sleep should be considered a distinct sleep disorder. A comprehensive search of electronic databases was performed using the broad search term "restless sleep" in all fields. Of the 266 articles retrieved, 107 were retained for inclusion in this review. Read More

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Determinants of probable sleep bruxism in a pediatric mixed dentition population: a multivariate analysis of mouth vs. nasal breathing, tongue mobility, and tonsil size.

Sleep Med 2021 Jan 11;77:7-13. Epub 2020 Nov 11.

Section of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Division of Growth and Development, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

Objectives: This study aims to identify structural and functional craniofacial characteristics that correlate with higher incidence of 'probable' sleep bruxism in children.

Methods: From March 2018 until March 2019, a cross-sectional clinical study was performed with ninety-six healthy children ages 6-12 years who presented for routine dental examination at the UCLA pediatric dental clinic. Variables of interest included: (1) assessment of probable bruxism based on parental awareness on the frequency of tooth grinding during sleep and clinical signs of bruxism based on tooth wear; (2) parental reports of mouth breathing while awake and asleep, snoring during sleep, difficulty breathing and/or gasping for air during sleep; (3) parental reports of psychosocial distress; (4) assessment of tonsil hypertrophy, tongue mobility, and nasal obstruction. Read More

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January 2021

Evaluation of oral health status and oral disorders of children with autism spectrum disorders by gender.

B Kuter I Uzel

Arch Pediatr 2021 Jan 27;28(1):33-38. Epub 2020 Nov 27.

Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Izmir Democracy University, Izmir, Turkey.

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether there is a relationship between gender and oral health status of children with autism spectrum disorders (CASD).

Material-methods: The study was carried out with 348 children. The children were separated into two groups to evaluate the prevalence of caries and to assess oral disorders in terms of gender. Read More

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January 2021

Oral Habits in Children With Orofacial Clefts: A Comparative Study.

Cleft Palate Craniofac J 2020 Nov 11:1055665620969570. Epub 2020 Nov 11.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos/Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-araba, Lagos, Nigeria.

Background And Aim: Children with cleft lip and palate present with a wide range of dental and occlusal anomalies as a result of the cleft defect. These patients also present with oral habits which may affect their quality of life. The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of oral habits in these children, with children without orofacial clefts. Read More

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November 2020

Detection, Treatment Planning, and Genetic Predisposition of Bruxism: A Systematic Mapping Process and Network Visualization Technique.

CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 2020 Nov 10. Epub 2020 Nov 10.

Biomedical Imaging and Electrophysiology Laboratory, School of Electronic Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610054. China.

Lack of sleep generates many disorders; bruxism is one of them. It has affected almost 31% of the world population. The purpose of this paper is to determine the volume of the research conducted on bruxism and to create a database. Read More

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November 2020

Risk Factors Associated with Probable Sleep Bruxism of Children and Teenagers with Cerebral Palsy.

J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020 Aug;44(4):228-233

Aim: To assess the association between probable sleep bruxism (PSB) and other occlusal characteristics in children and teenagers with Cerebral Palsy (CP).

Study Design: A cross-sectional study was carried out with 148 participants (74 with CP and 74 without special needs) aged between 2 and 14 years old. Participants underwent an oral clinical examination to evaluate the occlusal characteristics. Read More

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Oral Manifestations of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Genotype-Phenotype Correlation Analysis.

J Clin Med 2020 Nov 4;9(11). Epub 2020 Nov 4.

Medical-Surgical Dentistry Research Group (OMEQUI), Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela (IDIS), University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Background: Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) is a rare disease caused by deletion in the distal moiety of the short arm of chromosome 4. The objectives of this study were to report the most representative oral findings of WHS, relate them with other clinical characteristics of the disease, and establish possible phenotype-genotype correlation.

Methods: The study was conducted at 6 reference centers distributed throughout Spain during 2018-2019. Read More

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November 2020

The prevalence of awake bruxism and sleep bruxism in the Dutch adolescent population.

J Oral Rehabil 2021 Feb 8;48(2):143-149. Epub 2020 Nov 8.

TNO Child Health, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Objectives: This study aimed to assess the prevalence of awake bruxism and sleep bruxism in the Dutch adolescent population.

Materials And Methods: As part of a large epidemiologic survey on oral health of the general Dutch adolescent population in 2017, a total of 920 subjects were asked about their bruxism behaviour during daytime and during sleep. The collected data were subjected to stratified analysis by two age groups (for 17 and 23 years, respectively), gender and socio-economic status. Read More

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February 2021

Dental malocclusion among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2020 Nov 29;158(5):694-699. Epub 2020 Sep 29.

Faculty of Dentistry, Orthodontic Clinic, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

Introduction: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have more sleep breathing problems and parafunctional oral habits than individuals without ADHD. However, there is scarce information on the correlation between their dental malocclusion and these functional disorders. The objective of this study was to assess the severity of malocclusion in patients with and without ADHD and to evaluate the correlation between their functional disorders and dental malocclusion. Read More

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November 2020

Foundations of fluoride prophylaxis in Poland and the prosthetic rehabilitation of the masticatory organ in arthropathies and malocclusion: Scientific achievements of Professor Noemi Wigdorowicz-Makowerowa.

Dent Med Probl 2020 Jul-Sep;57(3):339-344

Department of Clinical Rehabilitation, University School of Physical Education in Krakow, Poland.

Professor Noemi Wigdorowicz-Makowerowa was born in Warsaw to a Polish Jewish family on November 24, 1912. She graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw in 1937 and from the Academy of Dentistry in 1939. In early 1940, she was forcibly relocated to the Warsaw Ghetto, from which she escaped in January 1943. Read More

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January 2021

Effect of Photobiomodulation on Salivary Cortisol, Masticatory Muscle Strength, and Clinical Signs in Children with Sleep Bruxism: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Photobiomodul Photomed Laser Surg 2021 Jan 28;39(1):23-29. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Postgraduation Program in Rehabilitation Sciences, Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

The diagnosis of sleep bruxism (SB) in children is difficult due to the lack of a polysomnographic protocol for this population. Moreover, the gold standard treatment [occlusal splint (OS) therapy] has limitations, as adequate use depends on the child's cooperation. The etiology of SB may include stress factors. Read More

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January 2021

First night effect on polysomnographic sleep bruxism diagnosis varies among young subjects with different degrees of rhythmic masticatory muscle activity.

Sleep Med 2020 11 17;75:395-400. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Osaka University Hospital, Sleep Medicine Center, 2-15 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan; Osaka University, United Graduate School of Child Development, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan; Department of Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1-8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan. Electronic address:

Objective: This study investigated the first night effect on the polysomnographic diagnosis of sleep bruxism (SB).

Methods: Polysomnographic recordings were performed for two consecutive nights in forty-three subjects (mean age 23.7 ± 0. Read More

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November 2020

Correlation between Parental-Reported Tooth Grinding and Sleep Disorders: Investigation in a Cohort of 741 Consecutive Children.

Pain Res Manag 2020 30;2020:3408928. Epub 2020 Jul 30.

School of Dentistry, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy.

Purpose: A possible relationship between sleep bruxism (SB) and several sleep disorders has been suggested in children, which could influence sleep quality and quality of life. This study aims to assess such correlations in a large sample of school children.

Methods: Parents of 741 consecutive children aged between 8 and 12 years filled the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC). Read More

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January 2021