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Women’s Everyday Stressors Leading to Bruxism

Posted in: Dentistry, by thecourtyardclinic, on 11th November 2016 | 0 comments
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dentist TMJ teeth grinding,Increasing numbers of women are grinding their teeth in their sleep. Teeth grinding will in most instances be noted by a partner. A dentist can help with this serious problem.

Key takeaways:

  •   An estimated 6 million people in Britain suffer from bruxism with an increasing number of cases in middle-aged women.
  •     Bruxism may cause problems such as migraines, jaw pain, earaches, and chipped tooth enamel among others.
  •  The major cause of bruxism is stress. Everyday stressors such as juggling jobs, family, childcare and ageing parents are predisposing women to teeth grinding.

When we sleep, any worries or concerns we have, even if only in our subconscious mind, can lead to clenching, nocturnal grinding and, in some cases, pain and dysfunction of the jaw muscles.

Read the full story here

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3921612/Why-successful-women-started-grinding-teeth-stress-strain-juggling-jobs-childcare-looking-ageing-parents.html

It is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.


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