Bruxism

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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…