Often they are told not to grind their teeth or simply recommended a bite, but have they ever explained to you why they grind their teeth?
Teeth grinding can be a consequence of stress, but it can often also depend on genetics.
During teeth grinding, an enormous amount of force and energy is produced that exceeds up to 3-6 times the pressure we apply when chewing food.
Is it easy to find marks on your teeth?
When people grind their teeth, the cusps are damaged, gradually becoming flatter and shiny and losing volume.
– Is teeth grinding related to snoring?
Some people assume that those who grind their teeth are consequently not “Russian”, unfortunately this is not the case. In reality, grinding is a momentary event and a correlation with “snoring” has been demonstrated.
Is there a point of no return?
The more time passes before taking action, the deeper the damage goes. Once the enamel and part of the dentin have been consumed, it will be necessary to apply the crown on each tooth that has irreparable damage.
Since you cannot stop voluntarily grinding your teeth, the only defense weapon is a “night guard”: the Bite .
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