Grinding 2You may not give much thought to bruxism (teeth grinding), however, this habit can have more of a negative impact on your oral health than you may realise.
Key takeaways:
– Teeth grinding results in approximately ten times the amount of pressure on your teeth than is normally exerted while chewing food.
– This pressure can lead to teeth that are chipped, fractured or discolored. Worn down tooth enamel can lead to sensitivity or development of cavities.
– Your dentist can advise on the most suitable treatment for bruxism.
“Bruxism should not be taken lightly.”
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