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Bruxism : Treatment

Treatment The goals of treatment are to reduce pain, prevent permanent damage to the teeth, and reduce clenching as much as possible. To help relieve pain, there are many self-care steps you can take at home. For example: Apply ice … Read more

Bruxism : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Clenching the teeth puts pressure on the muscles, tissues, and other structures around your jaw. The symptoms can cause temporomandibular joint problems (TMJ). Grinding can wear down your teeth. Grinding can be noisy enough at night to … Read more

Bruxism : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Teeth grinding and clenching Definition Bruxism is when you clench (tightly hold your top and bottom teeth together) or grind (slide your teeth back and forth over each other) your teeth. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors People … Read more