Sleep Bruxism and Temporomandibular Disorders

  • Marc SchmitterEmail author


TMDs have a multifactorial etiology: besides others, psychosocial and genetic aspects, habits, trauma, and bruxism have been proposed to cause and/or perpetuate TMD. This chapter will explore how investigators have attempted to diagnose and quantify bruxism and determine its relationship to temporomandibular disorders.


Temporomandibular disorder Sleep bruxism Polysomnography Electromyography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ProsthodonticsUniversity of WurzburgWurzburgGermany

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