Tag: MDMA

  • 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 people…

  • Recreational Drugs : How Ecstasy (MDMA) Causes Bruxism

    Recreational drugs like ecstasy, also called MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), have been identified as a possible cause for bruxism. The intensity of teeth grinding and number of episodes increase with increasing dosage of such drugs. But, how do drugs cause clenching ? let’s find out. Table of contents Which recreational drugs cause bruxism ? A number of…