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Dental occlusion and ATM

Bruxismo: grinding and clenching of teeth is called bruxism involuntarily. Almost 50% of the population has a functional problem of the masticatory system.

Symptoms:

  • He bruxism causes pain and discomfort of head, neck, the level of joint tempormandibular, heard ...
  • Excessive dental wear.

Causes:

The causes can be stress, poor dental occlusion anomalies in the occlusion (crossbite).

Treatment:

  • Jaw pain relief using analgesics and anti-inflammatory , and in case of excessive bruxism the use of muscle relaxants.
  • Using descaraga type of splints Michigan Custom resin.

 

It is advisable to combine the use of physiotherapy and splint the jaw.

 

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