Association of Headache with Bruxism

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C Nandini
Vijay Asarani
Hima Acharya
Vrusti Chaudhary
Bansari Ajmera
Suchit Shrimali


The phenomenon of bruxism involves the unintentional and repetitive grinding of teeth, often occurring while asleep. Bruxism can occur with enough frequency and intensity to result in jaw complications, headaches, dental damage, and various other issues. This study aimed to assess the connection between bruxism and headaches.
This cross sectional study was conducted on 201 adult  patients attending the outpatient department for routine dental checkup during the period of December 2021 to September 2022 at Karnavati school of dentistry, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
All the male and female patients between age range 15 to 80 years of age,  who came for routine dental check up and were willing to participate in the study were included in the study.Headache with bruxism by clinically evaluating the patient with mouth mirror and probe and questionnaire was filled by online mode.
The present questionnaire based study comprised of 201 patient, in which female shows more evident finding . The age range of study population is 15-40 years which were significant from all the age groups.  was observed that subject complained of having stress showed  more relevant of Bruxism and headache.

The present study gave an insight of the contributing factor of bruxism .Female and young population has been found to be more prone to suffer from bruxism and temporal headache due to high level of stress, that determine the presence and severity of symptom.

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C Nandini, Vijay Asarani, Hima Acharya, Vrusti Chaudhary, Bansari Ajmera, & Suchit Shrimali. (2023). Association of Headache with Bruxism. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 540–544. Retrieved from


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