Talk To Your Dentist About Grinding Your Teethdreamstime_xxl_26438434

It’s late at night and you’re fast asleep in your bed, nestled under the covers, head gently lying on the pillow. When suddenly you’re awoken, but you can’t explain why. You notice that your jaw is abnormally sore, and tired feeling. But why? There’s no reason for your jaw to be tired from slumber. Or so you thought.

As you wake up in the morning, your partner tells you that you woke them up last night while sleeping, due to the constant grinding of your teeth, and now it all makes sense.

What you’re suffering from is called sleep related Bruxism. It can become quite the nuisance for you and your partner if you’re grinding your teeth loud enough. It’s a somewhat small problem that can become a serious issue, as it can lead to temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders.

People that have from Bruxism suffer as a result of a variety of factors, the most common of them being stress and anxiety. Other factors include having an abnormal bite, missing or crooked teeth, and even your diet can affect whether or not you might grind your teeth at night. Regardless of the factors, it’s important that you get to the bottom of the causes, so you can begin fixing the problem.

If you think you’re currently suffering from Bruxism, talk to a dentist about it. Grinding of the teeth can be a simple fix, but avoiding the dentist for a solution can
only make it worse. Schedule an appointment with a dental clinic to fix your Bruxism today. Stay tuned to our next blog on how you can begin to help yourself with this problem.