September 2013

Something Bad To Chew On

Just because you're old enough to know better... doesn't mean you will not pick up bad habits. Bruxism is a common, and usually unrecognized nightly routine that often develops in adults, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education.

Bruxing is the involuntary gnashing or grinding of teeth. It's frequently done unconsciously while sleeping, and is often associated with emotional stress.