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

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

Is Your Child Suffering from Bruxism?

child getting a check up at dentist

Because bruxism (teeth grinding) has many negative consequences, you should talk to a St. Louis pediatric dentist right away if you think your child may be at risk. As a parent, there are few things worse than your child coming to you with a pain that they don’t understand. Even worse, you might not be …

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Updated: May 9, 2019