Category: Teeth-Grinding

Wearing Your Teeth Out through Bruxism

You might not always pay close attention to just how often you use your teeth. It’s probably been years since you’ve counted your bites, if ever, and that doesn’t even account for the subconscious things your teeth can go through. For example, if you have bruxism, then food isn’t the only thing your teeth constantly… Read more »

Why Grinding Your Teeth Might Be More than Just Stress

When you’re particularly stressed, angry, in pain, or in deep thought, clenching your jaws and grinding your teeth together can be a natural reaction. Once the moment passes, the grinding should stop. However, for many patients, teeth-grinding isn’t a reaction to a temporary stressor; it’s a condition known as bruxism, and it won’t stop just… Read more »