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Causes and Treatment of Sleep Bruxism

It is estimated that around ten per cent of the population suffer from bruxism, a condition characterised by grinding of the teeth and clenching of the jaw. Over time bruxism causes tooth wearing, damage and even breakage. Disorders of the jaw can also occur, causing pain and limited movement. Bruxism in most common in adults aged between twenty five and forty five but it is also known for children to grind their teeth. There are two types of bruxism, classified as awake bruxism and sleep bruxism. Symptoms […]

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