This is the dental term for grinding or clenching your teeth. It can occur during the day or night and is normally as a result of stress.
If is it mild, then you may be unaware that you are doing it. If it is more severe it can lead to headaches, jaw ache, sensitive teeth and worn teeth.
We would recommend a full assessment with your dentist to see if you suffer from this.
The most popular form of treatment is a night mouthguard. This acts as a cushioning effect and relaxes your jaw muscles.
We have seen a gradual increases in the number of bruxist cases. Most of us are keeping our teeth for longer and the signs of tooth wear are not uncommon.Back to News