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Treatment of Sleep Bruxism With a Single Daily Dose of Buspirone in a 7-Year-Old Boy

Sağlam, Ebru MD; Akça, Ömer Faruk MD

doi: 10.1097/WNF.0000000000000350
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Sleep bruxism is a temporomandibular joint dysfunction that could conclude in various problems including masseter muscle hypertrophy, headaches, and periodontal problems. Despite various treatment strategies, such as behavioral therapy, oral appliances, and pharmacotherapy, suggested, there is no specific treatment for this disorder. We present a 7-year-old boy whose sleep bruxism symptoms disappeared with a single daily dose of buspirone treatment in this report.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Meram School of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya Turkey.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Ebru Sağlam, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Meram School of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan Universty, Konya, Turkey; E-mail: ebrusglm55@gmail.com

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

Online date: May 31, 2019

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