Stress and Tooth Grinding

stressedStress is often a common problem which can be brought about by illness or poor health, traumatic life events, relationship issues, financial pressures, unemployment, and work-related pressures. With reports of increasing number of people visiting dentists with symptoms of tooth grinding, it has warranted the undertaking of studies on tooth grinding.

Scientists now believe that an approximate 70 per cent of cases of bruxism are linked to stress or anxiety. Teeth grinding is a problem that happens subconsciously during the night. Researchers also found out that people of specific personality types were more likely to suffer from stress. A good example is the high fliers, the highly strung and perfectionists who are all at risk of suffering from tooth grinding.

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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.