Bruxism and Genetics: The Role of Heredity in Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when a person clenches their jaw and grinds their teeth, often while they are sleeping. This can lead to a number of problems, including tooth damage, jaw pain, and headaches. Recent research has shown that there mayContinue reading “Bruxism and Genetics: The Role of Heredity in Teeth Grinding”

What Causes Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)?

Bruxism is the medical term used to describe repetitive clenching of teeth, that starts to negatively impact our teeth, gums, oral-perioral muscles and Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ). It’s commonly known as Teeth Grinding. Article Contents What are the Types of Bruxism ? What are the Causes of Bruxism (teeth grinding) ? Why do only some peopleContinue reading “What Causes Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)?”