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Bruxism (Teeth grinding)

Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth together during the day, or clench or grind them at night. Bruxism is more popular in children then adults, and can be treated after an evaluation of your symptoms. Treatments offered after evaluations range from mouth guards, to dental correlation, to possible therapy’s to help treat the cause.


Bruxism is another name for teeth grinding, a condition that affects millions of people. Teeth grinding is a serious condition because it can contribute to other problems such as worn teeth, gum disease, headaches, TMJ disorders and more.

Signs & Symptoms of Bruxism

  • Teeth that are worn, have chips or flat edges
  • Worn tooth enamel
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Jaw pain or tightness in the jaw muscles
  • Earache
  • Headache and/or facial pain
  • Cuts or damage to the inside of the cheek or tongue