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Bruxism

Amanda L. Chan

This Nighttime Phenomenon Could Be Causing Your Headaches And Jaw Pain

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Teeth-grinding and clenching while sleeping isn't just incredibly annoying for your bed partner. It could also be what's causing your headaches, jaw p...

Is Nighttime Teeth Grinding Dangerous?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

For many years (centuries even), physicians and dentists alike have been perplexed as to the cause of this nocturnal behavior. However, we now understand that a significant cause of nocturnal bruxism is airway instability during sleep.