Fundamental Concepts of Sleep Bruxism
A review and assessment of sleep bruxism and the potential mechanisms associated with its genesis and persistence.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define sleep bruxism, as well as its physiologic and etiologic mechanisms.
- Discuss the prevalence of sleep bruxism, and potential risk factors associated with this disorder.
- Explain the implications of sleep bruxism for oral health management.
This course was issued in the January 2019 issue and expires 1/31/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.