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,Continue reading “Can teeth grinding cause gum recession?”

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,Continue reading “Can teeth grinding cause tinnitus?”

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 yourContinue reading “Can teeth grinding cause cavities?”

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)Continue reading “Why are my teeth sore from grinding”

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”

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”

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)”

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 factorsContinue reading “Covid proves link between Bruxism and Psychological Issues”