Bruxism

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Are We Unconsciously Damaging Our Teeth?

Could we be unconsciously damaging our teeth? If we are brushing our teeth twice daily, visiting the dentist regularly, surely our teeth must be fine? We wish that was the case! We might have a really good dental hygiene routine, but there are plenty of things we do unconsciously every single day that are seriously…

Bruxism is commonly known as teeth grinding

Bruxism: What is it?

Have you noticed your teeth wearing down? Do you suffer from headaches, earaches and inflamed gums? You might be suffering from Bruxism. What does bruxism look like? Commonly known as grinding your teeth, bruxism is fairly common. It can have a huge impact on the look and health of your teeth. Around 10% of adults…

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Can plants help you stop grinding your teeth?

Why do you grind your teeth? Are you grinding your teeth when you are asleep? Tooth grinding, or bruxism as it is called, is really common. Stress and anxiety may be causing you to grind your teeth? An abnormal bite or missing or crooked teeth can affect you. Your teeth grinding could be caused by a sleep disorder such…

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Bruxism in Children – How Common Is It?

Is your child grinding their teeth? Teeth grinding – which is also known as bruxism – is very common in young children, especially among toddlers and those in the early years of primary school. It affects around 20-30% of children, and the majority of this percentage outgrow it by the time they reach their teens.…

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Beating Bruxism

Bruxism, is the medical term for grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw. Bruxism can be a genetic problem but it is most commonly triggered by stress.  The problem  is common, with some people not even realising that they’re doing it, but in recent years, the number of people grinding and clenching their teeth has…

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Why do Scuba Divers Need Regular Dental Visits?

We all need to visit the dentist regularly. However, it seems that scuba divers might need some special attention… A study, by the British Dental Journal, suggests that scuba divers commonly suffer from dental issues. More than 40 percent of a small group of divers surveyed online had “experienced dental problems during a dive.” A…

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The Teeth of Studying Teens Might be Suffering.

Teenagers who sleep less because of exams get more stressed. A study has found that less sleep can lead to academic, behavioural and health issues. Its exam season and teens are getting more worried, however, this can result in constant stress related sleep problems. Disturbed sleep patterns and everyday anxiety caused by the prospect of…