Author: Journal Of Applied Oral Science

How psychosocial and economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic can interfere on bruxism and temporomandibular disorders? [Originally published in J. Appl. Oral Sci., vol. 47]

Remarkably, it could be expected that psychological factors associated to pandemic may lead to a greater risk of developing, worsening and perpetuating bruxism (mainly awake bruxism) and TMD. Orofacial pain specialists should be aware of this fact. Guidelines for patient’s education, self-management, home care and relaxations techniques are already available on the WEB and are useful tools in times of social isolation and pain. Available in English. Image: Yingpis Kalayom. Read More →