The Long Term Effects Of Grinding Your Teeth
Theres no doubt about it we live in a high-stress world. There are always things to do, work to be done, activities to plan, bills to pay and the list goes on! With all these stress factors in play its hardly a surprise that more and more patients are suffering from bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching.
Bruxism can be a conscious activity due to habit, but for many more patients its a completely unconscious, involuntary behavior. A lot of the patients we see at Edgewood Dental Care show signs of bruxing even when they dont recall doing it at all!
Many patients brux in their sleep, making the condition all the more dangerous. Your teeth arent meant to stand up to such st