Bruxism National Awareness Week
22nd October – 28th October 2018
Bruxism effects over 80% of the population, it has never been more important to emphasise that we can provide clinically proven treatments to reduce the side effects of bruxism.
What is bruxism?
Bruxism is teeth grinding and jaw clenching and is often related to stress or anxiety.
What are the symptoms?
- your jaw, face or ear is painful
- pain and stiffness in the jaw joint (temporomandibular joint) and surrounding muscles, which can lead to temporomandibular disorder (TMD)
- disrupted sleep (for you or your partner) or your partner says you make a grinding sound in your sleep
- worn-down teeth, which can lead to increased sensitivity and even tooth loss
- broken teeth or fillings
Your dentist will check your teeth and jaw for signs of teeth grinding
Ask your dentist to find out more…