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TMJ Disorder stuff ? (Page 2)

November 17th, 2010
Experienced User
"Again, we now have sleep studies to prove that it is not the bite that causes patients to clench."

Yes, it is likely Obstructive Sleep Apnea!

Oh dear!!!!
Lavigne has shown that OSA increases microarousals and therefore RMMA's, but even patients without OSA have microarousals and the resultant RMMA's.
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