October 26th-30th is Bruxism Awareness Week? – you’ve probably never heard of it. Bruxism is wearing of the teeth as a result of clenching and grinding and is believed to affect up to 80% of the population at some time in their life.
It is well known that stress and anxiety is one of the key causes of bruxism and in a year that has had a massive impact on people’s health and well being, at Brightside Dental we are seeing more and more people with damage to their teeth due to bruxism.
Brightside’s Principal Dentist Ketan discusses bruxism and gives advice on what can be done to help with it:
If you would like further advice on treatment options, please call us on 020 88884401.