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Effective Tips to Help You Stop Grinding Your Teeth


Symptoms of Teeth Grinding

If you wake up with a sore jaw, sore gums, or sensitive teeth, you may be grinding your teeth while you sleep.  Upon waking up, you will often notice the following telltale symptoms of bruxism:

  • You may catch yourself in the act or wake to the sound of grinding teeth.
  • Your jaw or teeth may be sore and tender in the morning.
  • You may notice extreme sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures or feel pain when brushing teeth.
  • You may notice torn tissues inside your mouth and on the inner linings of your cheeks from teeth gnashing
  • Your gums may be tender, inflamed, or bleed.

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