Teeth-grinding and Mouth-Breathing

mouth breathingA source of great concern for many mothers is tooth grinding observed in their children especially at night. It is in fact a common issue raised during the visit to the family doctor or the peditrician. Most toddlers and pre-school kids go through a period of night-time teeth grinding but it becomes a problem when it persists.

Teeth grinding or clenching occurring over a period of weeks and even months is often as a result of emotional stress and physical tiredness. Mouth-guards may be used to protect the teeth and jaw joints in children who have bruxism but it is only when severe wearing of the teeth is noted.

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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.