The surprising side effect of grinding your teeth
from Live Well Nebraska
Dr. Stephanie Vondrak writes, "As a dentist with an emphasis on overall health and preventative care, I do so much more than just treat dental disease and fill cavities. Most of us know that for excellent dental health, you must have clean, decay-free teeth and strong healthy gums. But what about your bite? Where does that come into play? A growing concern in the field of dentistry is the epidemic of teeth clenching and grinding. Teeth grinding, also known as occlusal disease (or Bruxism) is a parafunctional habit that often occurs during sleep. Patients will unknowingly grind their teeth with tremendous force."
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