Bruxism is characterised by grinding your teeth, and generally occurs at night.
It is a uncontrolled functional disorder which causes grinding or clenching the teeth. It is part of the temporo-mandibular dysfunctions (TMD).
What are the symptoms of bruxism?
In general, they are pain occurring throughout the mouth region: jaws and cheek, and pain in the temples, but also advanced tooth wear.
What causes bruxism?
One of the main causes is stress.
Other factors remain like to promote the occurrence of this phenomenon:
• Excessive alcohol and tobacco consumption
• Endocrine disorders
• Neurological disorders
• Excessive alcohol consumption
For more informations or to book an appointment with
Dr Laurine BIRAULT – Dentist in Nice (France), please contact us by email or call 0033 492 145 145