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Teeth grinding can affect your sleep

Teeth grinding can affect your sleep

If you grind your teeth at night, it can be painful but it can also negatively impact the quality of your sleep. Fortunately, though, if you take a few simple steps, you can reduce the impact of teeth grinding and improve your sleep. Here’s how. Practice relaxation techniques An important tool in reducing nighttime teeth […]

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3 treatments to stop your sleep teeth grinding habit

3 treatments to stop your sleep teeth grinding habit

The COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the most challenging parts of history over the past year. As a result, heightened anxiety and increased stress have led to disrupted sleep and oral health complications. In fact, the American Dental Association found that 60% of dentists have reported an increase in teeth grinding, or bruxism, due […]

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Look to night guards to prevent teeth grinding

Look to night guards to prevent teeth grinding

We’re all under an immense amount of stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But we can also experience everyday stressors like work, a flat car tire or an unexpected dental bill. These stressors can all contribute to making you grind your teeth.  There continues to be an increase in tooth fractures throughout the pandemic, which […]

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Teeth grinding might be causing your headaches

Teeth grinding might be causing your headaches

Headaches and migraines can be caused by teeth grinding. This involuntary and excessive clenching and grinding of your teeth is a common condition with one in five adults being affected in the U.S. at the moment–it continues to rise. As a result, teeth grinding, or Bruxism, can result in significant tooth wear and enamel erosion. […]