(bruxism) - Occurring during sleep, teeth grinding can disrupt sleep and lead to daytime fatigue. It can also damage teeth, gums, and jaw bones. To help prevent damage, dentists often recommend using a plastic mouth guard.

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... Bruxism is when you clench (tightly hold your top and bottom teeth together) or grind (slide your teeth back and forth over each other) your teeth. ...
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Teeth grinding Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... The signs and symptoms of bruxism may include: Teeth grinding or clenching, which may be loud enough to wake your sleep partner Teeth that are worn down, flattened or chipped Worn tooth enamel, exposi...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Doctors don''t completely understand the causes of bruxism. In some adults, abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth (malocclusion) may contribute to the problem. More often, psychological factors ...
Source: MayoClinic

Teeth grinding Treatment

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Complications
... In most cases, bruxism doesn''t cause serious complications. But severe bruxism may lead to: Damage to your teeth or jaw Tension-type headaches Facial pain Temporomandibular disorders — which oc...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... In many cases, no treatment is necessary. Many kids outgrow bruxism without special treatment, and many adults don''t brux badly enough to require therapy. However, if the problem is severe, treatment...
Source: MayoClinic

Teeth grinding Other

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Overview
... Bruxism is the medical term for grinding, gnashing or clenching your teeth. This condition affects both kids and adults. Some people with bruxism unconsciously clench their teeth together during the d...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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