Overview – What is Bruxism or Teeth Grinding?
Do you grind teeth while sleeping or in an awake state? It is a dental disorder called bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding. You unknowingly engage in teeth grinding and jaw clenching if you have bruxism. There are 2 types of bruxism. When you gnash your teeth during sleep, it is known as sleep bruxism. Whereas clenching teeth while being wide awake indicates awake bruxism.
You might have lots of doubts if you are going through this disorder. This post answers all your questions, including why I grind my teeth at night, what causes teeth grinding, how to stop grinding your teeth at night, and more. Let’s get started!