Bruxism

What Is Bruxism?

> Bruxism is the medical name for jaw clenching and/or teeth grinding. Often unconscious, bruxism may be the result of emotional stress, frustration, anger, fear, or anxiety. It may also be an automatic response while sleeping, stemming from emotional stress, or as a response to arousal during sleep cycles. Even when it occurs during the day, …

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Holiday Stress? Five Tips to Prevent Bruxism

Bruxism (tooth grinding) is a serious condition. When left unattended, this habit can cause uneven tooth wear, gum recession, and trauma such as chipped or broken teeth. Worse still, chronic tooth grinders may give themselves TMD, a painful and limiting condition that can require surgery to correct. Many people only find out they are teeth grinders …

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