Category: Teeth-Grinding

Common Risk Factors to Developing Bruxism

Bruxism, which is a bite dysfunction that involves chronic teeth-grinding, can affect almost anyone. However, unlike more common issues like tooth decay and gum disease, which directly result from excessive oral bacteria buildup, bruxism can have several different potential causes. Therefore, the risk factors for developing it can be vastly different for different patients. Today,… Read more »

Would You Know if Bruxism Was a Problem?

Some of the most common dental health problems, like cavities and gum disease, come with symptoms and signs that are commonly attributed to them. For example, bleeding gums are almost always a sign of gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. Sensitive teeth are often sensitive because of weakened tooth enamel, which can quickly lead… Read more »