Is Hearing Loss Related to Teeth Grinding?

Teeth grinding is a problem especially when it becomes habitual. The teeth are affected by teeth grinding and the damage is often irreparable. Teeth grinding is also associated with a number of health complaints. The causes of bruxism are different but the most frequent cause is stress and anxiety.

Bruxism may result in damaged teeth, jaw problems and temporomandibular disorders, loss of hearing, distorted shape of the face among other complications. A study from Greece has shwon that bruxism is highly associated with hearing loss or tinnitus. Teeth grinding should be treated promptly to prevent complications. A mouth guard is the most common method of treatment.

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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.