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Bruxism Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of bruxism may include:

  • Severe or loud teeth grinding or clenching, that occurs during sleep or while awake during times of anxiety or stress.
  • Teeth grinding or clenching Tips of teeth that are worn down, flattened or chipped.
  • enamel loss from the chewing surfaces of teeth; flattened tooth surfaces; loosened teeth; and fractured teeth and fillings.
  • Increased tooth sensitivity
  • causes tempromandibular joint syndrome (TMJ), in which the cartilage around the joints of the upper and lower jaws becomes irritated. This irritation can cause pain in the jaw and ears.
  • Jaw pain or tightness in your jaw muscles
  • Earache - because of violent jaw muscle contractions, not a problem with your ear
  • Dull morning headache, sore and tired facial muscles, earaches, sensitive teeth, and locking, popping, and clicking of the jaw.
  • Chewed tissue on the inside of your cheek.


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