Is teeth grinding common?

Yes, teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common problem. It is estimated that about 8% of adults and 15-33% (prevalence) of children grind their teeth.

Teeth grinding is more common in children, as it is often a response to the changes and stresses of growing up.

In adults, teeth grinding is often a response to stress and anxiety, and it is more common in women than in men.

If you are experiencing teeth grinding, it is important to talk to your dentist or healthcare provider to determine the cause and find an appropriate treatment. Teeth grinding can cause long-term damage to your teeth and jaw, so it is important to address it as soon as possible.

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