Treating Bruxism in Children
Although bruxing is common in pediatric patients, there is no consensus on practice guidelines — thus, clinicians should consider the following when planning treatment.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss bruxism, as well as clinical considerations when treating bruxing in pediatric patients.
- Explain its prevalence, and possible etiologies for bruxing in this population.
- List clinical challenges to diagnosis and treatment of bruxism in children and adolescents.
This course was issued in the February 2018 issue and expires 2/28/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.