What’s the Difference Between Jaw Clenching and Teeth Grinding?

What’s the Difference Between Jaw Clenching and Teeth Grinding?   Jaw clenching and teeth grinding are both common manifestations of a condition known as “bruxism.” Bruxism usually happens unconsciously, and can occur either while you’re awake, or while you’re asleep. So what’s the difference between jaw clenching and teeth grinding? Waking bruxism is usually characterized

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teeth grinding and stress

Is My Teeth Grinding Caused By Stress?

“The dentist recently told me I grind my teeth at night and suggested I wear a night guard. He asked if I was under any notable stress lately. I looked at him and said “you mean any more than usual?!”. I have 3 kids and a full time job. ‘Stressed’ is pretty much a constant

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different types of dental night guards

Types of Night Guard For Teeth Grinding: Soft, Hard, Or Dual Laminate?

Types of Night Guard For Teeth Grinding First, what is teeth grinding and why is a professionally custom made night guard for teeth grinding (based on a dental impression of your teeth) the preferred choice Teeth Grinding a.k.a Bruxism Bruxism is excessive grinding of the teeth and/or excessive clenching of the jaw. Bruxism is an

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5 Reasons Not To Pay A Dentist To Make Your Custom Night Guard

5 Reasons NOT to Pay a Dentist to Make Your Custom Dental Night Guard Please Note: We strive to provide the most accurate information possible. You should know that some individuals will require a specific custom night guard type that must be made through a dentist to treat various issues such as jaw alignment, TMJ,

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dog ate my night guard

“My Dog Ate My Night Guard!”

*A humorous yet informative article written by talented blogger Amanda Woodward about one of the most common reasons for night guard replacements and reorders. We enjoyed this one and hope you will too! My dog ate my night guard! I have a 10 month old Australian Cattle Dog. Her name is Loki. Yes, I named her

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