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Successful Women Grinding Their Teeth

dentist  teeth grinding TMJTeeth grinding happens during sleep and is affecting many women. A dentist can help with this serious problem.

Key takeaways:

  • An estimated 6 million people in Britain suffer from bruxism with an increasing number of cases in middle-aged women.
  •      Bruxism may cause migraines, jaw pain, earaches, chipped tooth enamel and other problems.
  • Stress is the primary cause of bruxism. Everyday stressors such as juggling jobs, family, childcare and ageing parents are predisposing women to teeth grinding.

When we sleep, any worries or concerns we have, even if only in our subconscious mind, can lead to clenching, nocturnal grinding and, in some cases, pain and dysfunction of the jaw muscles.

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