Dental Health and Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD

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“Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time.”

See full article on WebMD


The man pictured to the right is grinding his teeth on a night out but most people only suffer from grinding their teeth during sleep, according to this article.  It provides a good general description of teeth grinding, or bruxism, as it applies to both children and adults.   If you aren’t aware that you grind your teeth excessively there are symptoms that can alert you to the condition.  Your dentist can also help diagnose bruxism, which can have serious consequences.  There are remedies for this so take a look at this article if you suspect you or a loved one is suffering from this condition.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, General Dentist, Denton, TX