They cannot order the appliance online – only dentists with passwords can make Internet orders. Patients can access video explanations, explanation of the condition, a list of NTI providers, and how the device is created. This site defines the condition and reviews the dangers. You’ll find a short article, but that’s about it. The general consensus is that people are grinding out of stress caused by the poor economy. In the article posted in the Sun Times, one dentist said he’s seen about a 25% increase. These tips and resources can help! The Chicago Dental Society recently surveyed 250 dentists and found that 65% of respondents have seen more patients who grind and clench their teeth lately. The general consensus is that people are grinding out of stress caused by the poor economy. However, the Academy of General Dentistry, at the consumer website Know Your Teeth, provides more comprehensive information directed toward the patient. In the article posted in the Sun Times, one dentist said he’s seen about a 25% increase. This site defines the condition and reviews the dangers. As for treatment, patients can purchase the SleepRight mouthguard on this website, but relaxation exercises, drug therapy, Botox treatment, dietary suggestions, and biofeedback are also covered. So what do you tell your bruxing patients? If you don’t use the NTI, to explain bruxism to patients, you could send them to the UK’s Bruxism Association website: www.bruxism.org.uk. These tips and resources can help! The American Dental Association offers a limited amount of patient education about bruxism. If you have a website (and we hope you do!), add a blog or page that explains bruxism, the symptoms, and your recommended treatments. However, the Academy of General Dentistry, at the consumer website Know Your Teeth, provides more comprehensive information directed toward the patient. A recent redesign has made the NTI-tss website user friendly and more informative. You’ll find a short article, but that’s about it. The American Dental Association offers a limited amount of patient education about bruxism. For patients whose bruxism has led to TMJ disorder, the conditino is explained pretty well at the Healthline website. So what do you tell your bruxing patients? To treat headaches and migraines, Keller Lab offers the NTI-tss Plus, which also has a great website. Dentists See More Bruxers in Lagging Economy
February 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Chicago Dental Society recently surveyed 250 dentists and found that 65% of respondents have seen more patients who grind and clench their teeth lately. Published by 

Original source : http://www.dentalblogs.com/archives/administrator/… If you don’t use the NTI, to explain bruxism to patients, you could send them to the UK’s Bruxism Association website: www.bruxism.org.uk. Patients can access video explanations, explanation of the condition, a list of NTI providers, and how the device is created. A recent redesign has made the NTI-tss website user friendly and more informative. Many dentists recommend the NTI-tss for bruxers. If you have a website (and we hope you do!), add a blog or page that explains bruxism, the symptoms, and your recommended treatments. As for treatment, patients can purchase the SleepRight mouthguard on this website, but relaxation exercises, drug therapy, Botox treatment, dietary suggestions, and biofeedback are also covered. For patients whose bruxism has led to TMJ disorder, the conditino  is explained pretty well at the Healthline website. To treat headaches and migraines, Keller Lab offers the NTI-tss Plus, which also has a great website. They cannot order the appliance online – only dentists with passwords can make Internet orders. Many dentists recommend the NTI-tss for bruxers.

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