Can teeth grinding cause gum recession?
Yes, teeth grinding can cause gum recession. When you grind your teeth, you are applying a significant amount of force on your teeth, which can cause the enamel (the hard, outer layer of your teeth) to wear down. This can make your teeth more susceptible to gum disease, which can cause the gums to recede, […]
Can teeth grinding cause tinnitus?
While there is no direct link between teeth grinding (bruxism) and tinnitus, the two conditions can be related. Tinnitus is a condition in which you hear ringing, buzzing, or other sounds in your ears that are not caused by an external source. In some cases, tinnitus can be caused by damage to the inner ear, […]
Can teeth grinding cause cavities?
While teeth grinding (bruxism) itself does not directly cause cavities, it can increase your risk of developing cavities. Teeth grinding can wear down the enamel (the hard, outer layer of your teeth) over time, which can make your teeth more susceptible to tooth decay. When the enamel is worn down, the sensitive layers of your […]
What are the long term effects of teeth grinding?
Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can cause a number of long-term effects on your teeth and jaw. Some of the most common long-term effects of teeth grinding include:
Why are my teeth sore from grinding
If your teeth are sore from grinding, it is likely due to the pressure and friction that is placed on your teeth when you grind them together. When you grind your teeth, you are applying a significant amount of force on your teeth, which can cause the enamel (the hard, outer layer of your teeth) […]
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 chompers […]
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 fluoride […]
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 the […]
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 by […]
Covid proves link between Bruxism and Psychological Issues
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the routine way of life, and caused stress and uncertainty with many people. There is existing evidence that proves the link between bruxism and stress. A Serbian study evaluated the frequency of probable bruxism within a group of students in Serbia, and analysed the potential association between psychological factors […]