Many individuals may find themselves occasionally grinding their teeth. It many cases, this does not result in any problems however when teeth grinding becomes a regular occurrence, the teeth can become damaged or other oral health issues may result.
Teeth grinding is generally a result form stress and anxiousness and is also a common occurrence during sleep. Teeth grinding is also common in those with an abnormal bit, missing teeth or crooked teeth.
Prolonged teeth grinding can result in several oral health problems such as fracturing, loosening or even loss of teeth.
Talk to your dentist today if you suspect you are grinding your teeth.
The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.