Bruxism is a multifactorial disorder, with causes ranging from psychological stress to certain lifestyle factors. The physical act of grinding and clenching can damage the teeth, leading to tooth wear, fractures, and loss. It can also cause temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), a painful condition affecting the joints that connect the jaw to the skull.
We’ve all experienced those restless nights when the stress of the day finds its way into our dreams. For some, however, the tension does not dissolve into nightmares or insomnia but manifests in a far more physical form known as […]