Sleep bruxism: risk factors

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This review of risk factors for sleep bruxism identified 9 studies involving a total of 12,454 patients. Strong associations were found for sleep bruxism, GERD and a gene related to serotonergic neurotransmission.

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Temporomandibular disorders: high prevalence of otologic signs and symptoms

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This review of otologic signs & symptoms in patients with temporomandibular disorders included just 8 studies and highlights a high frequency but the findings should be interpreted with caution because of the limited quality of available studies.

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Temporomandibular disorders – insufficient evidence for or against impact of conservative therapies on otologic signs and symptoms

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Eight studies were included in this review of the effect of conservative temporomandibular therapies on otologic symptoms . While most suggested an improvement the quality of the available evidence is limited.

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