Teeth Clenching Or Grinding

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Are you suffering from Migraines, Muscle Tension or Neck Pain? One of the reasons behind this can be your habit of clenching teeth while sleeping. Your spouse can tell you about this and if you live alone, than examine your teeth yourself or consult a dentist. Only a small percentage of people display the painful symptoms of Teeth Grinding. Having knowledge of its symptoms and damages can enable you to identify this problem.
You may losing your teeth, tooth enamel or having tongue problems which are caused by Teeth grinding. The noise, created by teeth grinding, becomes the reason of sleeplessness for your roommate also. It can harm your teeth, jaw joint, and cause chronic pain. To address this issue is very important because it becomes the reasons of many other health problems.
Teeth clenching is not merely an oral habit. Now it is characterized as a dental problem by dentists and lots solutions are also available to deal with. Solution recommended by dentists depends upon the underlying reasons of Teeth Grinding. As underlying reasons varies from individual to individual. Many Dental product manufacturers are providing custom made Mouth Guards and Retainers according to standards.
Another name of teeth grinding habit is Bruxism. The major cause of Bruxism is anxiety and depression. With so much pressure on people these days, more and more individuals are grinding their teeth when upset. Some other psychological factors cause Bruxism including Stress, Frustration, Suppressed anger or Aggressive personality. It could be a side effects some psychiatric medications.
Most of the time Bruxism itself becomes a reason of Psychological problems like Sleeping disorders, Stress, Depression and Anxiety. It can bring about many other problems like soared or painful jaws, eating disorders and extreme headaches to ear. Growth or development of Teeth and jaws in children under 7 is a big reason of Bruxism. As it happens as a bodys responses against the changes happening in teeth and jaws. Teeth retainers help hold newly straightened teeth in position whilst in the surrounding gums and bones settle.
One of the physical causes of Bruxism is abnormal alignment of teeth. This misalignment of teeth can lead to disharmony between the upper and lower jaw, due to which the jaws do not find a constant point to occlude on. This could lead to teeth grinding in sleep and even during the day. However, the use of a Mouth Guard helps you to keep the upper and lower teeth away from each other. Guards prevent much of the pressure on the teeth.
Sometimes you may be suffering from temporomandibular joints (joint of the jaw) disorders in that case may not be able to close his upper and lower jaw in one fixed position. Keep the TMJ joint in neutral position with Mouth guards fitted to your mouth. Night guards that are custom fit by dentists leave the temporomandibular joint in neutral position. The guards train the joint to relax and relieve a lot of the pressure.
If you are suffering from these problems than dont ignore, get your Mouth Guards now. I can imagine the pain and mental stress you are facing as I also suffered a lot. But now I have overcome this by getting my mouth guards. One of my friends told me to place an online order with night-guard.co.uk. A self impression kit was sent to me with a free post jiffy bag. I just took my teeth impression by following the instructions and returned it back. The qualified technicians of Night-Guard designed a perfect Mouth guard for me according to my measurements and fittings.
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This article was published on 2011/02/17