More than a few people suffer from nocturnal teeth grinding. This is not a harmless problem, mainly because additional problems with the teeth become inevitable. Sleep disturbances and other oral health restrictions can also be the result of tooth grinding.
Bruxism, also known as dental grinding, is caused by unresolved stress that people are exposed to throughout the day. In certain sleep phases, nocturnal stress manifests itself and causes unpleasant dental grinding. The causes of this can be found directly in the brain.
But other triggers are conceivable. For example, dental prostheses that sit poorly can be responsible for grinding as well as the consumption of too much coffee or alcohol. Even taking certain medications promotes teeth grinding.
Dentists can often diagnose grinding by a simple visual evaluation. If the patient complains of jaw pain, their validation further confirms the dentist’s diagnosis. The masticatory muscles are also affected, …