Archive for February 2016

The Dangers of Grinding

It is estimated that approximately 20% of the population grind their teeth without even knowing it, a phenomenon called bruxism. Most of these cases are at night, but some people may grind or clench their teeth during the day. Current research points at daily stress, anxiety, and tension as the biggest culprits of bruxism. Other causes can be due to medications, misalignment of teeth or even airway obstruction.

More