Nocturnal Teeth Grinding Linked to Frequent Snoring

Nocturnal Teeth Grinding Linked to Frequent Snoring

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Nocturnal Teeth Grinding Linked to Frequent Snoring

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding and jaw clenching, during the night is associated significantly with frequent snoring in girls and women with Rett syndrome, an international database study shows. The data also support the previously reported high prevalence of bruxism (reported in 66.2% of patients) in this patient population and highlighted a link between more severe disease-causing mutations and more frequent bruxism. Given the potentially damaging effects of bruxism on dental health, these findings…

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