The Hidden Dangers of Teeth Grinding: A Closer Look at Bruxism

Dangers of Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding wears down the teeth and causes headaches and pain in the jaw, ears, and neck. Did you know that about 30% of adults grind their teeth in one way or another, while 10% to 15% get painful bruxism during sleep? Teeth grinding is a seemingly benign dental condition that’s incredibly detrimental to the …

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Updated: June 26, 2023

5 Important Things You Should Know About Bruxism

woman with pain from grinding her teeth

Bruxism is a condition where you clench or grind your teeth subconsciously. Most people do this while they sleep, but the same can happen while you’re wide awake. Approximately 30 to 40 million Americans experience Bruxism. Bruxism is the involuntary grinding and clenching of teeth. Teeth grinding may occur during the day or at night …

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Updated: October 29, 2021

Teething Grinding – Causes and How it Affects Teeth

What Causes Teeth Grinding

If you have concerns about your child grinding his or her teeth, or if you grind your teeth, we can help! Schedule your appointment at The Dental Anesthesia Center today. Do you grind or clench your teeth? Or do you notice your child grinding their teeth while sleeping? If you or your child unconsciously clench …

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Updated: August 31, 2023