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Bruxism

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Bruxism is excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching. It is an oral parafunctional activity; i.e., it is .... and possibly also a degree of loosening of the teeth. A grinding or tapping noise during...

The Real Reason You Grind Your Teeth - Ask the Dentist

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Feb 5, 2015 ... During the night, the brain cycles through lighter and deeper stages of sleep. As the brain ... You're not sleeping well if you grind your teeth.

Teeth Grinding in Sleep (Bruxism) Causes and Prevention - WebMD

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Nov 29, 2015 ... Most people probably grind and clench their teeth during sleep from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not ...

Teeth Grinding - National Sleep Foundation

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Sleep bruxism, also known as nocturnal tooth grinding, is the medical term for clenching or grinding teeth during sleep. A type of movement disorder that occurs  ...

Tooth Clenching or Grinding

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Grinding or bruxism involves moving the jaw with the teeth held together. This results in ... Bruxism during sleep is very different from bruxism while awake. Sleep ...

Teeth Grinding: Mouth Guards and How to Stop - MedicineNet

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Feb 13, 2016 ... Learn how to stop teeth grinding and how mouth guards can help protect ... and what it means when you grind your teeth at night while you sleep.

Teeth grinding (bruxism) - NHS Choices

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Bruxism is the medical term for the habit of grinding the teeth and clenching the ... Most cases of teeth grinding (nearly 80%) occur subconsciously during sleep.

When Children Grind Their Teeth - Bruxism - Dear Doctor

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Many children grind their teeth as they sleep, and the grating sounds of this habit can ... grinding of the teeth, often occurs without awareness, especially during ...

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding or Clenching) - KidsHealth

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Gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, is common in kids, and often occurs during deep sleep or while under stress.

bruxism: teeth grinding & jaw clenching | East Bay, Berkeley ...

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Over time the complications of teeth grinding may cause permanent damage to the teeth and uncomfortable oral and facial pain. During sleep the force of ...

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How to Stop Grinding My Teeth | Colgate® Oral Care

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Teeth grinding is usually done unconsciously in your sleep, but it can also occur when you are awake. During the day, a person who is concentrating on a task ...

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth (Bruxism) | AZ Family Dental

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Gnashing of teeth; Grinding of teeth; Clenching of teeth; Gritting of teeth; Any of these behaviors during sleep. Teeth grinding causes may include anything from ...

Bruxism (teeth grinding) - Mayo Clinic

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Sleep bruxism is considered a sleep-related movement disorder. People who clench or grind their teeth (brux) during sleep are more likely to have other sleep  ...