Health hazards from “grinding your teeth”

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Loud noise that occurs during sleep grinding your teeth That the person who does it often doesn’t realize it. But the person sleeping next to me. How did it actually happen? How dangerous is it to the body? Let’s listen to the answer from Dr. Woranuch Preechawut, dental doctor. Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society

Health hazards from "grinding your teeth"

Why do people grind their teeth?

Teeth grinding can be caused by two main causes:

  1. Dental problems due to poor bite
  • Crowded teeth, teeth growing in the wrong position
  • Loose teeth or gum disease
  • Teeth are slanted or protruding. Because the tooth has been extracted for a long time. And did not replace the tooth
  • Dentures in which the bite does not correspond to natural teeth
  1. Psychological problems include stress, anxiety, fear, disappointment.

Problems caused by bruxism

  1. It can occur on both front teeth and molars, causing tooth sensitivity and toothache.
  2. There is tooth sensitivity because the enamel has eroded. And if the tooth is eroded. To the ทางเข้า ufabet level of the tooth nerve cavity will cause toothache. Inflammation of the root tip of the tooth Loose teeth may occur.
  3. Muscle aches and pains in the face Often feel tired or tight after waking up. The jaw, jaw joint, area in front of the ears, nape of the neck, or both sides of the face.
  4. Headache in the temple area
  5. There are bony bumps in the mouth that have grown.
  6. There is pain in the jaw joint in front of the ear.

Therefore, if you know that you grind your teeth or have the symptoms mentioned above You should see a dentist immediately.