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Bruxism

Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

David Cunnington | Posted 04.17.2016 | Healthy Living
David Cunnington

Dentists working in the area of dental sleep medicine usually have a good working relationship with local sleep physicians who can assist your dentist with investigating and managing sleep disorders if needed.

I Have a Cadaver's Butt in My Mouth

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jorge Newbery

Although I do not imagine that a human tissue donor anticipated that their butt would be put to good use in a tooth-grinder's mouth, I am grateful for this second chance at gum health. My wife shares my gratitude.

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.