Bruxism: the oral stress that damages the teeth

It is associated with emotional tensions. Its characteristic is to grind or clench the teeth during the night. The consequences are pain, sensitivity and even loss of parts, if that happened to you, run with your dentist teeth savers Tijuana.

Bruxism affects 40% of the population
Today more than ever, the way of life has a direct influence on the organism. Referring to the oral problems, one of them – every day more common – is bruxism, the product of an excitation of the central nervous system that produces a muscular hyperactivity.

Who would say that stress affects the state of our teeth? Well now that we know we have one more reason to get rid of all the stress of our lives, you may say it sounds easy, but if you want an optimal life you have to start making changes.

It is precisely the muscles that are responsible for generating forces that overload the oral system. These forces can produce muscle, joint and also the massive wear of teeth.

40% of the population suffers from this disease that also includes children. This unconscious and involuntary habit of clenching or grinding the teeth is against aesthetics. This disorder of the chewing system is a major cause of wear and tear on parts, breakage and chipping and can even cause other pains.

There are different degrees of affection, but biosocial factors are the main cause, such as age, smoking, alcohol intake, anxiety, caffeine, psychiatric disorders and sleep disorders. In turn, postural issues that are implemented when using the computer or smartphone also have a direct impact.

In the specific case of minors, the periods of anxiety generated by console games “compromise and decrease the separation of teeth,” the specialist stressed.

The symptoms are the following:

– Pain in the temporomandibular joint
– Muscular or ear pain
-Sensitivity to cold and heat
-Getting teeth and night noises
– Wear of dental pieces
-Gingival retractions (gums)
-Socketed in the dental necks
-Tooth fractures