Teeth Grinding: You Won’t Believe How Harmful it Really Is

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Are you a teeth grinder or a jaw clencher? Technically called bruxism, involuntary teeth grinding can crack or fracture your teeth, requiring crowns or dental implants and leading to periodontal disease or lost teeth.

Teeth grinding can cause chronic pain in your head, neck and ears, leading to migraines, noise sensitivity and tinnitus. And in the most severe cases, you might need a total joint replacement for the hinge on your jaw.

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