Les chiffres du bruxisme

The numbers of bruxism

Bruxism, often silent and misunderstood, affects a significant part of the population. Various studies indicate that bruxism could affect between 8% and 31% of adults. This is a phenomenon that is not limited to adults, since in children the percentage reaches 14% to 20%.

A particularly alarming fact is the incidence of nocturnal bruxism in children with neurological disorders, which can reach up to 70%. This statistic demonstrates the need for careful monitoring of bruxism symptoms in children with neurological disorders.

The COVID-19 pandemic has, unsurprisingly, compounded the problem. The increased stress and anxiety caused by this health crisis has led to an upsurge in sleep disorders, including bruxism. The first data collected indicate a significant increase in the incidence of bruxism during this period, underlining the close link between bruxism and stress.

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Over the past decade, intensive research efforts have been made to understand and quantify the true impact of bruxism on the population. Extensive studies are being conducted globally, providing a clearer picture of the prevalence and implications of this disorder. The importance of bruxism as a public health problem is beginning to be fully recognized.

Many people are unaware that they suffer from bruxism. This contributes to a large underestimation of the phenomenon

Bruxism can be complex to diagnose and many people are unaware that they have it. This contributes to a great underestimation of the phenomenon and highlights the importance of increasing public awareness of this disorder. Encouraging those who suspect they have it to consult a healthcare professional is a key part of raising awareness.

However, these alarming statistics should not scare us, but rather enlighten us. Bruxism can be managed and treated with Bruxless and increased awareness of this problem is a first step towards improving the quality of life of those who suffer from it.

These figures underline the importance of continuing to improve our knowledge of bruxism. The more informed we are, the more prepared we are to take care of our health and well-being.