Bruxism - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Other names: Teeth grinding and clenching

Experts in bruxism

Charl F Chapman

Charl F Chapman

Dentist

Brentwood

Sia H Maani

Sia H Maani

Dentist

Kings Hill

Wahab Shakir

Wahab Shakir

Dentist

Holborn

Jonathan F Tan

Jonathan F Tan

Dentist, Radiologist

Chelsea

Tejas Trivedi

Tejas Trivedi

Dentist

Rajkot

Miriam Vivian BDS BSc

Miriam Vivian BDS BSc

Dentist

Buckingham

Questions about Bruxism

Our experts have answered 11 questions about Bruxism

Why do people grind their teet...

Why do people grind their teeth?

Dr. Richard Lilleker
Dr. Richard Lilleker Dentist Basingstoke
A good question: we are not sure.

It seems mostly related to stress and concentration, and seems to be a way for the brain to cope.

It is very common, but difficult to stop.
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My husband grinds his teeth at...

My husband grinds his teeth at night. Sometimes he wakes me up. Should he do something about it, or is it okay?

Teeth grinding can be damaging to teeth, and can lead to pain and fracture. Best he get a night time device called a night splint to wear between his teeth at night.
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I am clenching my teeth a lot....

I am clenching my teeth a lot. It seems to be worse when my allergies are bad. Can allergies cause teeth clenching?

Dr. Richard Lilleker
Dr. Richard Lilleker Dentist Basingstoke
Not directly. But teeth clenching tends to happen when we are stressed, and if your allergy symptoms cause you stress, then you may be more likely to clench.
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