Archive | Bruxism

Protect Those Pearly Whites from Bruxism

If you wake up in the morning with a headache or pain in your jaw, you might suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding. Whether this grinding is conscious or subconscious doesn’t matter. Even if you’re not choosing to do it, even if you can’t remember it, bruxism will destroy your teeth. While it’s hard to […]

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Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty of Bruxism

Teeth grinding can be a serious problem. At the very least, it can be an uncomfortable and loud condition, akin to snoring, that keeps you and your loved ones up at night. But it is becomes a serious and long-lasting condition, bruxism (the official name for teeth grinding or extreme jaw clenching) can lead to […]

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The Case of the Roommate’s Bruxism

During her freshman year of college, Julie was often bother by the strange sounds coming from her roommate, Kathy, while she slept. In her sleep, Kathy made a strange grinding noise with her teeth. After Julie finally approached her about the problem, she decided to see Dr. Kenneth Barney. Dr. Barney diagnosed Kathy with bruxism, […]

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