Dr Oz on bruxism remedies

As Dr Oz explains in the video, he proposes the following solutions when suffering from teeth grinding: Use a mouth guard – Oz recommends trying out different night guards to find one that fits your teeth Proper bedtime hygiene – avoid technology, coffee (from 2 PM onwards!), alcohol, etc before going to bed Do relaxingContinue reading “Dr Oz on bruxism remedies”

Malocclusion does not impact bruxism

Malocclusion did not impact the presence of bruxism nor TMD complaints in adulthood, but awake and sleep bruxism were associated with TMD pain complaints. The significance of malocclusion should be reconsidered in contemporary dentistry and oral rehabilitation. References Role of occlusal factors on probable bruxism and orofacial pain: Data from the 1982 Pelotas birth cohortContinue reading “Malocclusion does not impact bruxism”

Overview article on bruxism

Since 2020, dentists and other oral health professionals around the world have seen a sharp increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for problems caused by bruxism, a fancy word for grinding and clenching your teeth with force. While bruxism is fairly common, with pre-pandemic data suggesting that 31% of adults were chronic chompersContinue reading “Overview article on bruxism”

Covid caused surge in bruxism cases

In mid June 2021, two scientists analysed whether the coronavirus pandemic had an impact on bruxism. Result The study showed that the relative search volume for bruxism, teeth grinding, and teeth clenching, as an indication of public interest and demand, increased both worldwide and in the United States during the May–October 2020 period compared toContinue reading “Covid caused surge in bruxism cases”

Tooth decay due to bruxism

One of the impacts of bruxism is tooth decay. When does tooth decay occur? In order for tooth decay to be developed in a tooth, that tooth must have acid producing bacteria around it, along with food for the bacteria to feed upon.  Teeth that are susceptible to decay will have little to no fluorideContinue reading “Tooth decay due to bruxism”

How bruxism leads to gum disease

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is a serious condition that will normally result in tooth loss.  With adults, gingivitis and periodontal disease are the most common forms of gum disease.  To prevent both types of gum disease, you should always brush your teeth and remove as much plaque as possible.  If you allow theContinue reading “How bruxism leads to gum disease”

Mouth-guards : Do they reduce adverse effects of Bruxism?

Mouthguards are the first line of treatment for tooth grinding or bruxism. Today, we’ll go over everything there is to know about them in order to answer your queries. Article’s content What are mouthguards ? How do mouthguards reduce the adverse effects of teethgrinding (bruxism) ? What changes occur after using them ? How orContinue reading “Mouth-guards : Do they reduce adverse effects of Bruxism?”

Smoking and Bruxism: A dreadful combination

Smoking is a well-known cause of disease and death. The bad consequences, however, multiply and become crippling when different conditions coexist. Smoking & Teethgrinding is one example of such a combination. Today, we’ll discuss how smoking affects your body and leads to bruxism, or teeth grinding, which can make it painful to smile and causeContinue reading “Smoking and Bruxism: A dreadful combination”

Facial changes caused by Bruxism (teeth grinding)

Our looks form a major part of our self confidence. Also, people form a primitive outlook about us based on our facial features and expression. In such a scenario, facial changes caused by bruxism (teeth grinding) can hamper our self confidence and distort our expressions. Today, we discuss about such changes in look caused byContinue reading “Facial changes caused by Bruxism (teeth grinding)”

Botox : A possible treatment option for Teeth-grinding?

Botox treatment is a buzz word within the beauty industry. However, it is increasingly being used as a medicinal therapy in cases of neuromuscular problems. With these advances, botox can now be used to treat bruxism (tooth grinding) and ease the pain associated with it. Today, we’ll lay out the facts about botox to helpContinue reading “Botox : A possible treatment option for Teeth-grinding?”