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What causes bruxism?

The cause of bruxism is not completely agreed upon, but daily stress may be the trigger in many people. Some people probably clench and never feel symptoms. Whether or not bruxism causes pain and other problems may be a complicated mix of factors -- how much stress you are under, how long and tightly you clench and grind, whether your teeth are misaligned, your posture, ability to relax, diet, sleeping habits, and other factors. Each person is probably different. Although this habit is unintentional, oral health specialists often point to excessive stress and certain personality types as typical causes of bruxism. Bruxism often affects persons with nervous tension such as anger, pain, or frustration, and/or persons with aggressive, hurried, or overly-competitive tendencies.

More information on bruxism

What is bruxism? - Bruxism is the term that refers to an incessant grinding and clenching of the teeth. Bruxism is due to clenching of the teeth.
What causes bruxism? - The cause of bruxism is not completely agreed upon, but daily stress may be the trigger in many people.
What're the symptoms of bruxism? - Symptoms of bruxism include dull headaches, sore and tired facial muscles, earaches, sensitive teeth, and locking, popping, and clicking of the jaw.
How is bruxism diagnosed? - During regular visits to the dentist, the teeth are examined for evidence of bruxism, often indicated by the tips of the teeth appearing flat.
What's the treatment for bruxism? - The goal of treatment is to prevent permanent damage to your teeth and reduce pain caused by bruxism. Treatment for bruxism varies depending on the cause.
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