Many individuals may find themselves occasionally grinding their teeth. When teeth grinding becomes a regular occurrence, the teeth can become damaged or other oral health issues may result.
Teeth grinding also referred to as bruxism is most commonly a result of stress and anxiousness and is also a common occurrence during sleep. Teeth clenching can also occur in individuals with bite issues.
Prolonged teeth grinding can result in several oral health problems such as fracturing, loosening or even loss of teeth.
Talk to your dentist today if you suspect you are grinding your teeth.
The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.