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How to Stop Nighttime Teeth Grinding

Nighttime teeth grinding is also called bruxism, which is the ancient Greek word for gnawing or gnashing. Indeed, this is exactly what you are doing to your teeth. When it comes down to it, teeth grinding mainly occurs during sleep. Although, bruxism has been to know to have non-somnambulant occurrences as well. Most doctors don’t exactly know why people grind their teeth – it could be nervousness, stress or it could simply be a genetic habit that gets passed down through the generations. However, while…

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