Each day there are more disorders related to temporomandibular joints. Bruxism or grinding of teeth entails the destruction of tooth tissue and it can be attached to muscle tension and overload. Temporomandibular joints, as well as related structures (muscles and ligaments) are the base of the oral function.
A correct diagnosis allows selecting the best treatment for each patient. Almost always, this treatment includes an intraoral device or occlusal splints to protect teeth, muscles and joints.