GUIDE TEETH GRINDING TEETH
GRINDING WHY YOU MIGHT BE GRINDING YOUR TEETH
HOW TO PREVENT TEETH GRINDING EFFECTS OF GRINDING YOUR TEETH
• You wake up with pain in your jaw or temples
• Teeth may be flattened, loose or chipped
• Teeth may be especially sensitive
• Partner may notice the sound of grinding as you sleep Stress Biofeedback Overuse of caffeine or other stimulants Dental correction Relaxation techniques such as yoga Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea Have a sleep study conducted Protective mouth guard Jaw misalignment Family history Damage to teeth Difficulty sleeping Tension headaches “Clicking” when you open or close your jaw Damage to the inside of your cheeks. HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE GRINDING YOUR TEETH
Teeth Grinding Guide created by Schererville & Chesterton Family Dentistry.