Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Review ArticleVolume 2 Issue 3

Pediatric Bruxism: From Etiology to Treatment: A Review

Micaela Vicente Mayorquim1, Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho2*, Taylane Soffener Berlanga de Araújo1,2 , Andreia Borges Scriboni1,2, Leandro Moreira Tempest1,2 and Marcelo Augusto Rudnik Gomes1,2

1University Center North Paulista (Unorp), São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
2Post Graduate and Continuing Education (Unipos), Street Ipiranga, São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho, Professor, Post Graduate and Continuing Education (Unipos), Street Ipiranga, São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil.

Received: November 10, 2017; Published: February 05, 2018

Citation: Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho., et al. “Pediatric Bruxism: From Etiology to Treatment: A Review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.3 (2018).

Abstract

  Bruxism is a common disorder among children, becoming a growing concern for both family members and health professionals. This work is a review of the literature on the etiology and treatments of bruxism in children. It aims to address the clinical charac- teristics, causes, signs and symptoms, and the importance of diagnosis, in the sense of updating the interested professionals, so that they can clarify their patients and offer treatment options for this condition more functional and safe.

Keywords: Bruxism; Children; Pediatric Dentistry

Copyright: © 2018 Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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