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How Night Guards Prevent Teeth Grinding

Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center Blog, Bruxism

Bruxism (also called tooth grinding) is a common condition that affects around 50% of children and approximately 8% of adults in the United States. While the exact cause of teeth grinding is unknown, there are several ways to treat symptoms. The most common and effective treatment for nocturnal teeth grinding is the regular use of a night guard. What is …

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4 Dangerous Side Effects of Teeth Grinding on Your Oral Health

Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center Blog, Bruxism

Teeth grinding (bruxism) is a semi-voluntary function that affects up to 8% of the adult population in the United States. Excessive grinding can cause headaches, aching muscles in the jaw and face, and worn and hypersensitive teeth. If left untreated, it can cause tooth breakage and loss. Explore who is at risk of teeth grinding and the causes, and how …