Massage: An Effective Solution for Bruxism

Massage therapy has been used for centuries to promote relaxation and alleviate muscle pain and tension. Recently, research has suggested that massage may also be effective in reducing symptoms of bruxism, a condition characterized by excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching. One study published in the International Journal of Orofacial Myology found that participants withContinue reading “Massage: An Effective Solution for Bruxism”

Hypnotherapy as treatment for bruxism

Bruxism is a common disorder that involves the grinding and clenching of the teeth, typically during sleep. It can cause a range of symptoms, including jaw pain, headache, and tooth damage. While there are several treatment options for bruxism, listed here, hypnotherapy is also a potential treatment option that can be considered, particularly in certainContinue reading “Hypnotherapy as treatment for bruxism”

What causes teeth grinding during the day?

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common condition in which a person clenches their jaw and grinds their teeth. This can occur during the day or at night, and it can have a variety of causes. Some people grind their teeth in response to stress or anxiety, while others may do it becauseContinue reading “What causes teeth grinding during the day?”

Is teeth grinding common?

Yes, teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common problem. It is estimated that about 8% of adults and 15-33% (prevalence) of children grind their teeth. Teeth grinding is more common in children, as it is often a response to the changes and stresses of growing up. In adults, teeth grinding is often aContinue reading “Is teeth grinding common?”

Why did I start grinding my teeth?

There are many different reasons why someone might start grinding their teeth. Some common causes of teeth grinding include stress and anxiety, sleep disorders, misaligned teeth, and certain medical conditions. If you are experiencing teeth grinding and are unsure why you started, it is important to talk to your dentist or healthcare provider to determineContinue reading “Why did I start grinding my teeth?”

Why are my teeth grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common problem that can be caused by a variety of factors. Teeth grinding is often a subconscious habit, and many people do it without even realizing they are doing it. Some of the most common causes of teeth grinding include stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, and misaligned teeth.Continue reading “Why are my teeth grinding”

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”