Scant evidence available about epidemiology, aetiology and management of occlusal dysaesthesia


Occlusal dysaesthesia (phantom bite, occlusal neurosis, positive occlusal awareness and occlusal hyperawareness) has been defined as a persistent (more than 6 months) uncomfortable bite sensation, which does not relate to any physical alteration related to occlusion, pulp, periodontium, muscle or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and causes significant functional impairment. Patients who complain  of occlusal dysaesthesia (OD) [read the full story…]