Ways to Prevent Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism, also referred to teeth grinding, occurs when the upper jaw rubs both sets of teeth together. Teeth grinding will cause damage to the teeth and other oral health problems. Key takeaways: ·         A warm bath before bed can help to relax the jaw muscles. An alternative to the warm bath is using a heating

Professor Bob Khanna on Excessive Grinding & Clenching Of Teeth Otherwise Known as Bruxism

An estimated 40 percent of people will suffer from bruxism at one point in their lives. Teeth grinding and clenching are para-functional activities that are poorly understood. These two problems are collectively referred to as bruxism and are associated with symptoms such as headache, tooth wear, jaw disorders and hypertrophy of mastication muscles. The injection

What Causes Bruxism?

Bruxism is a term which is used to describe teeth grinding which happens at night. Night time teeth grinding is often a common occurrence that may go undetected for long periods. Bruxism may be caused by stress, anxiety, abnormal bite, crooked teeth, missing teeth and lifestyle factors. Bruxism can be stopped through a number of

Weekly Summary 28th November 2014 to 5th December 2014

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Sleep Bruxism and OSA… Dentists Be Aware!

Why Are You Prescribing Bruxism Appliances? Bruxism is a very common dental problem which is reported in one out of every three patients visiting the dentist’s practice. Bruxism is closely associated with migraines, headaches, temporomandibular disorders (TMD), and orofacial pain in the head and neck. However, bruxism is the least understood dental problem.

Are Sleep Bruxism, Sleep Fragmentation and Flow Limitation Connected?

The direct connection between sleep fragmentation, upper airways resistance, sleepiness and bruxism were discussed at the Henry Schein Dental Sleep Complete meetings. Sleep fragmentation, RERA’s and flow limitation will combine to provide a diagnosis of upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS). Patients with high flow limitation index will complain of sleepiness. Read more here:

What You Need To Know About Teeth Grinding and How to Stop

Teeth grinding is a common side effect of stress. Teeth grinding will affect people in different ways but in all instances it will cause the wearing down of teeth among other symptoms. Reducing stress is one way to stop teeth grinding (also called bruxism). Eating a healthy diet is one way to reduce stress and