Bruxism: Why grind your teeth at night?


Bruxism is defined as teeth grinding during the hours of sleep, so involuntary. However, it should not be a problem to not pay attention, quite the opposite, as it can take even another set of problems for our health, both of the mouth in particular and our health in general.


So, physicians and specialists remember that bruxism not only damages teeth, but can also cause pain in head, neck, face and ears.

When speaking of bruxism, dental health specialists distinguish between bruxism downtown (characterized by a tightening of the jaw) and eccentric (teeth grinding). Why bruxism appears? The main risk factor is the stress, but it is also related to a problem of stability when biting, i.e., there is no a correct gear assembly of the teeth.

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