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    Why Do We Grind Our Teeth?

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    Why Do We Grind Our Teeth?

    Teeth grinding, technically termed bruxism, is when a person clenches their jaw or grinds their teeth together. Millions of people are suspected to suffer from this condition, which can have serious consequences for our dental health. Bruxism can not only cause tooth fractures, gum inflammation, and jaw pain, but can eventually lead to tooth loss.

    But why do we grind our teeth? The answer won’t always be the same for everyone, and is usually more complex than people realize. Below are some of the top reasons we may grind our teeth!

    An Article by Dr. Samer Khattab. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

    Read the full article here: Why Do We Grind Our Teeth?


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