Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tooth Grinding Evaluation

The evaluation of bruxism begins with a history and physical examination.

Tests are not required to make the diagnosis of bruxism.

Tests that may be used to evaluate bruxism include:

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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