bruxism

What is sleep bruxism?

Teeth grinding is the gnashing or grinding of the teeth when not chewing or swallowing, as the teeth naturally touch then. Although it may occur both day and night, such grinding normally occurs during sleep. It is also referred to as sleep bruxism.   Teeth grinding has many consequences: premature wear of teeth broken fillings, […]

Doctor, I do WHAT at night?

Do you or a loved one grind your teeth? Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth together during the day, or clench or grind them at night (sleep bruxism). Signs and symptoms of bruxism may include: Teeth grinding or […]