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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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DIAZ GOMEZ, Silvia María et al. Bruxism: approach to an increasing phenomenon. AMC [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.2. ISSN 1025-0255.

An up-dated bibliographical review about bruxism was performed, fundamentally the problem of the causes, morphophysiological commitments, the frequency of apparition of this phenomenon according to age, gender, occupation and mating. The same one pretends to enlarge the professional activity of the stomatologist, taking into account the preoccupancy that promotes the knowledge and the desire of learning from the theory; and beyond seeing it just as information, but as the necessity of penetrating in current tendencies on the conceptual conventional base. The elements here developed propitiate the interest for the occlusion and it support the clinical procedure, without discarding the idea of how stimulating for the health team it is to enlarge their horizons.

Palabras clave : Bruxism; etiology; frequency.

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