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We know what you're thinking: brux what? Bruxism is simply the clinical term for teeth grinding. Teeth grinding can happen at night (sleep bruxism) or during the day. Sometimes it occurs in conjunction with jaw clenching. Telltale signs of bruxism include chronic headaches, earaches and jaw pain. Even worse, bruxism can wear down tooth enamel. What's the cause of bruxism? The official verdict is still out. But most medical and dental professionals believe that stress or suppressed frustration and anger can provoke bruxism or sleep bruxism. Fortunately, there are ways to put an end to the grind. A little meditation or yoga can be great for stress relief. Dentists also offer many proven treatments for bruxism!

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Q: Does bruxism need to be professionally treated?
A: If your symptoms of bruxism seem mild, you may get relief from simple jaw exercises. But even if you can endure the headaches, earaches, facial or jaw pain, why put yourself through that? One trip to the dentist can put an end to the pain. Plus, over time bruxism can wear down tooth enamel, making you vulnerable to chipped teeth, cracks and breaks — which can be costly to repair. Getting professional help for bruxism early on can actually save you money later.

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