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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The Connection Between Grinding Teeth At Night and Stress

Grinding Teeth At Night and Stress How is it related? Nighttime teeth grinding and jaw clenching, also referred to as sleep bruxism or nocturnal bruxism, is condition that causes a person to gnash his or her teeth. This problem, which is found in both children and adults alike, can cause facial and oral complications. Statistics

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Occlusal Guard: Soft, Hard Acrylic, Or Dual Laminated: Which type is right for you?

First, what is teeth grinding and why is a professionally custom made occlusal guard (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 oral parafunctional activity; i.e., not an activity related to normal

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5 Reasons Not To Pay A Dentist To Make Your Custom 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, teeth misalignment, etc). A licensed dentist will be able to evaluate and determine which

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“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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