Bruxism, myoarthropathy and psychosomatics

Bruxism, myoarthropathy and psychosomatics Swiss Dent J. 2019 Apr 08;129(4):287-292 Authors: Jochum H, Keel P, Baumgartner-Gruber A, Zeilhofer HF, Leiggener CS Abstract Bruxism and myoarthrophathy lead to a complex set of burdens that can involve both medical and psychological aspects. Muscular tension due to stress affects these burdens and leads to chronic pain. Using a stress model, it was explained how the individual processing of stress leads to varying negative effects on oral health and jaw function. Through a short survey, it is possible for the dentist to assess the extent of the chronic pain and the associated psychosocial burdens, and, when necessary, encourage the patient to undertake psychological guidance. By learning relaxation techniques and pain coping mechanisms, the pain can be reduced. In order to achieve a long lasting successful treatment, one must consider both medical and psychosomatic aspects. PMID: 30932398 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Schweizer Monatsschrift fur Zahnmedizin - Category: Dentistry Tags: Swiss Dent J Source Type: research

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