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Medication in temporomandibular disorders and bruxism

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Title: Medication in temporomandibular disorders and bruxism
Authors: Cahlin, Birgitta Johansson
Issue Date: 23-May-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry
Parts of work: I. Johansson Cahlin B, Samuelsson N, Dahlström L. Utilization of pharmaceuticals among patients with temporomandibular disorders: a controlled study. Acta Odontol Scand. 2006;64(3):187-92.

II. Cahlin BJ, Dahlström L. No effect of glucosamine sulfate on osteoarthritis in the temporomandibular joints – a randomized, controlled, short-term study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011;112(6):760-6.

III. Cahlin BJ, Hedner J, Dahlström L. A randomised, open-label, cross-over study of the dopamine agonist, pramipexole, in patients with sleep bruxism.

IV. Cahlin BJ, Lindberg C, Dahlström L. Cerebral palsy and bruxism: effects of botulinum toxin injections – a randomized, controlled trial
Date of Defence: 2016-06-10
Disputation: Fredagen den 10 juni 2016, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: temporomandibular disorders
sleep bruxism
glucosamine sulfate
dopamine agonist
botulinum toxin
cerebral palsy
Abstract: The aim of this thesis was to explore aspects of pharmaceutical intervention in temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and bruxism. Sleep bruxism is a movement disorder that signals disturbed sleep and constitutes a significant health problem due to TMDs, headache and tooth wear. In Study I, medication was reviewed in patients referred for specialist treatment for TMDs. Female patients with myofascial pain used significantly more psychoactive medication, including antidepressants, tranquilizers, sed... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9782-6 (print)
978-91-628-9783-3 (PDF)
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