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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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HERNANDEZ-REYES, Bismar et al. Bruxism and clinical manifestations in the stomatognathic system. AMC [online]. 2019, vol.23, n.3, pp.309-318. ISSN 1025-0255.


in current times bruxism is a medical problem on a world scale that involves clenching and grinding of the teeth, diurnal or nocturnal, with different degrees of intensity and persistence over time, unconsciously.


to characterize bruxism and clinical manifestations in the stomatognathic system.


a cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out in the clinic No 14 of Reynaldo Aday López stomatology clinic in the municipality of Nuevitas of Camagüey province, from January to July 2017, from a universe of 139 patients diagnosed with bruxism, a sample was selected not probabilistic constituted by 67 patients.


the female sex predominated and the age group between 31 to 45 years. The eccentric type bruxism was highlighted with respect to the centric one. The main clinical manifestation was the facets of non-functional wear in 100% of the patients examined.


the characterization of the population with bruxism contributed data of interest with greater affectation in the female sex, during the third and fourth decade of life, in the eccentric bruxópatas, where all the patients presented nonfunctional wear facets as the main manifestation clinic.

Keywords : BRUXISM/diagnosis; BRUXISM/classification; SLEEP BRUXISM/diagnosis; SLEEP BRUXISM/classification; DESGASTE DE LOS DIENTES.

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