Do you or a family member suffer from pain around the jaw, ear and face? Do you have headaches and notice tooth sensitivity? These symptoms can be attributed to a common issue that affects more than 25 million Americans. Read more to find out about this condition.
Do you have tenderness or pain in your jaw muscles? Have your teeth been worn down, fractured or chipped? If so, you may have bruxism. Bruxism is a condition in which you grind or clench your teeth and most of the time, you do it unknowingly. This can occur both during the day and while you sleep. Sleep bruxism is generally more severe and may also keep your bed partner awake because of the sound it makes.