Bruxism: Losing Sleep to Tooth Grinding?

distrubedPeople suffering from bruxism do not experience calm and peaceful sleep. Teeth grinding and teeth clenching have made their sleep become disrupted. This problem can go undetected for a very long period of time making their symptoms all the more serious to their general health.

The common symptoms are jaw pain, damaged teeth, tension headaches, facial pain and ear pain. Bruxism may not be very easy to control. Treatment measures are based on identifying and addressing the cause of the symptoms of bruxism. Mouth guards, jaw massage, avoiding stress and relaxing are options available for the treatment of teeth grinding and clenching.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.