Teeth-grinding can occur within all age groups, both at night and during the day. Stress is believed to be a common cause and, a such, scientists are suggesting that teeth grinding can sometimes provide a warning sign for more complex anxiety issues.
– Common symptoms including headaches, sore teeth or jaws and visible damage to the surface of the teeth.
– Consult your dentist about treatment and preventative measures.
– Quit smoking, drink less alcohol and aim to address any causes of stress.
Sleep bruxism (teeth-grinding) could affect more than six million people in the UK. Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40593028