The Best Way to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism. An odd and funny word no doubt, but for roughly 10% of Americans bruxism is a serious problem. Bruxism is the involuntary grinding of teeth that usually occurs during sleep (but it can happen during waking hours as well). Many people who suffer from bruxism wake up unaware that they have been grinding their teeth all night, reporting no pain or soreness in their jaw. While this may seem harmless, it can be quite the opposite. Grinding your teeth can cause a whole slew of problems, including: