Teeth Grinding Is Most Common Dental Problem

Teeth Grinding Is Most Common Dental Problem

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Teeth Grinding Is Most Common Dental Problem

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding and jaw clenching, is the most common oral manifestation in patients with Rett syndrome, according to a small review of literature. The study, “Oral Manifestations of Rett Syndrome—A Systematic Review,” was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder that mostly affects girls, is primarily caused by mutations in the MECP2 gene, which is located on the X chromosome. Rett symptoms vary with…

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