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”

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”

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”

Bruxism : caused by Stress, Anxiety and Depression ?

Are you under constant stress ? Or do you experience anxiety ? Or are you depressed ? Then you have higher chances of developing bruxism.  Psychological factors like stress, anxiety, depression and frustration have been known to cause bruxism. Today, we aim to explain the mechanism behind how such psychological factors cause teeth grinding andContinue reading “Bruxism : caused by Stress, Anxiety and Depression ?”

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”

Bruxism in children: how to help them stop grinding their teeth?

Although bruxism is well known in adults, the situation is quite different for children. We are often caught off guard when our little ones suffer from it. How do you know if your child is bruxing? What are the solutions? Let’s take stock of this phenomenon so that we don’t have to worry about it!Continue reading “Bruxism in children: how to help them stop grinding their teeth?”