What causes teeth grinding while sleeping?
There isn't a single answer to this question as it could be a list of things, such as stress, nightmares, or even mental disorders such as PTSD can be the cause of such.
Caffeine intake is also known to be a factor that can cause you to grind your teeth. Try to avoid caffeine before bed, and minimize intake during the day.
Other reasons for teeth grinding while you are sleeping include:
Caffeine intake is also known to be a factor that can cause you to grind your teeth. Try to avoid caffeine before bed, and minimize intake during the day.
- The most common reason is your stress level. People tend to clench their teeth at night when a stressful situation bothers them. Without realizing it, you will just bite so hard that your muscles are hurt. Then when you are asleep, your jaws are moving so hard that the chewing surfaces are damaged.
Other reasons for teeth grinding while you are sleeping include:
- New medication or a change in medication
- Abnormal bite or crooked or missing teeth
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Answer . Most people will wear a special mouth-guard known as a nightguard. These protect the teeth from premature wear. They also can prevent the jaw from over-closing so that when you clench your jaw it is in a more natural position which can alleviate other bruxism (teeth grinding) symptoms su…ch as pain in your TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint - jaw joint) and headaches.. You might be able to stop yourself from grinding you teeth by reducing the stress in your life (easier said than done!), reducing your intake of caffeine and alcohol and reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke.. Finally, botox is starting to be offered for treating bruxism. The masster muscles (the main jaw controlling muscles) are injecting with the paralyzing toxin to reduce their strength and allieviate the symptoms of grinding teeth. This is more expensive though and it is probably worth waiting for clinical trials to be undertaken. The volume of anecdotal evidence suggests that the treatment is effectice though. ( Full Answer )
Answer . No, that's an old belief that has absolutely no validity. Teeth grinding is caused by tension. Talk to a dentist to get a device that you can wear during sleep to stop the teeth grinding.. Tgdan: I don't think it's fair to say that all teeth grinding is due to tension. It's true that t…he majority of teeth grinding seems to be due to stress but there are other factors too. For example if you have a pre-existing sleep disorder (notably obstructive sleep apnoea) then you are at increased risk of bruxism (teeth grinding). A high intake of alcohol and caffiene as well as smoking also increase your risk. It's also important to realise that whilse a nightguard will protect your teeth from premature wear as well as reduce the other symptoms of bruxism, it will not stop you from trying to grind your teeth. Nightguards are only a control rather than a cure. There is no known cure, although reducing your stress levels can certainly help in some cases. ( Full Answer )
Teeth grinding is a medical condition wherein a person unconsciously clenches his or her teeth, usually while asleep.Teeth grinding or bruxism, is not merely a habit. In fact, it is a condition that is currently being addressed by today's medicine. Doctors believe that bruxism is caused by a number …of factors. Here are five examples of the common causes of teeth grinding. . Stress is the most common reason for bruxism. Most doctors suppose that stress is the primary cause of teeth grinding during sleep. Stress can disrupt a person's sleeping cycle. If a particular sleeping pattern is disrupted, the person ends up clenching their teeth unconsciously and intermittently during sleep. This is where a lot of researchers are currently focusing on, as this explanation is the one most common. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Teeth grinding at night could be caused by many things. I grind my teeth at night and have for about 22 years. I was told when I was younger that I would grow out of it, but it just keeps getting worse. I have been put on antidepressants for the grinding (although I do not consider mysel…f to be depressed..at all) and that seemed to help. The justification for the antidepressants was that teeth grinding is a way to release tension from various stressors that may be present in a person's life. They also make mouth guards, which I have used as well. If you were interested in one of those, I would not buy one at a drug or grocery store, I would go to your dentist and have him fit you for a guard that is specifically for you.. Tgdan: The problem you may have there is that some anti-depressants can actually cause as a side effect! I don't understand why you would be given anti-depressants to stop you from grinding your teeth. Anti-anxiety drugs would make more sense but I believe these also can cause bruxism. It's certainly true that over-the-counter nightguards can vary in quality, but even the most expensive OTC nightguards are significantly cheaper than a custom made device from a dentist. ( Full Answer )
Causes for teeth grinding: . Common reasons for teeth grinding are stress, frustration, anxiety. It could also be as a results of abnormal occlusion (the way the upper and lower teeth fit together), or crooked or missing teeth. This phenomenon is known as "Bruxism". There are different ways to tr…eat this. For more information search for "Bruxism" on Answers.com (link on the right). Tgdan: Teeth grinding (bruxism) in children is very common (espescially when they have new teeth coming through) and is not usually something to worry about as it will probably go away on its own. If your child is still grinding their teeth when their adult teeth have come through then it may be time to consider a nightguard to protect their teeth. In the mean time though you should stop worrying! ( Full Answer )
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nA four-year-old grinding her teeth at night is normal. Her permanent teeth are pushing toward the surface, and this grinding action is involuntary. It is the process by which the primary (baby) teeth remain in the proper occlusion and eventually wear away to make roo…m for the permanent teeth. There is nothing to be concerned about. Of course, if you have to listen to the grinding all night, it can be very annoying. Not to worry though, she'll probably outgrow this condition by about age 10-12. ;)\n. \n. \n ANOTHER ANSWER \n. \nTRY Google--type in "bruxism". That's the technical term for teeth grinding. Many times it's caused by "reflex chewing activity". Check out info on bruxism. If it continues when she has her permenant teeth, there are mouth guards available (also called bite guards). Many people grind their teeth, sometimes to the point that they wear them down flat! Best to You! ( Full Answer )
when you are in some sort of stress during your day you grind your teeth in your sleep or it has to do with a habbit of yours but to let you kno wyou gutta stop doing it couseit can harm your teeth badly and make it crooked
I wish someone who knows can tell me how to stop grinding my teeth...I dont know if I do it in my sleep, I definitey do it whe I am awake....I bought a mouth guard and am due to collect it from my dentist next week. . Does anyone know if orthodotic treatment would help
Answer . Effexor -xr. Does not cause grinding or clenching of your teeth. However, because it calms the mental effects of anxiety some or many of the physicall effects may become noticed or exaggerated. Exessive sweating, grinding of teeth, overeating ect. You may want to talk to a counsilor or …therapist to find the reasons for you anxiety as releif comes woth knowing. ( Full Answer )
\n. \nYes, Effexor (as well as Prozac, Zoloft) all may have enough of an "activating" influence in the body to cause bruxism. This is usually unaffected by taking the medication at different times of the day. Depending on your disorder, your physician may be able to try another type of medication,… or you may have to use a bite-guard at night to prevent the inevitable cracked teeth and cap replacements. I feel that dentist-provided rigid guards have a better fit that those bought over the counter. ( Full Answer )
It's where you move your teeth back and forth, grinding away the enamel that protects your teeth from harm. Some people have a problem with stress management, bite alignment or have a malformed jaw that can increase the probability of experiencing grinding of teeth, during the day or in sleep.
Numbness in hands while sleeping can be caused from a variety ofthings. This could be poor circulation or you may have been layingon your arm.
Most likely culprit is the clutch is not disengaging. Check the clutch master cylinder fluid level for starters. You did not state what year, but older Jeep Wranglers (87-93 or 94) have the clutch slave cylinder inside the bell housing & it is not a fun thing to change cause the transmission/Xfer ca…se have to be dropped to get at it. Might as well put in a new clutch while you are in there also. :+) Hope this helps~ ( Full Answer )
If they are really, really really bad and occur at regular intervals, starting about 90 minutes after going to sleep, you could be talking about cluster headaches. Use that term to search using Google and see if the symptoms you find match yours.. You could also be experiencing TMJ problems, which …is where the jawbone joint is connected to the skull. Quite often, when we sleep, we tend to clench or grind our teeth, which can cause these types of headaches, some of which can get pretty severe. There are treatments for this, the most common and least invasive is to have your dentist make an appliance for you to wear when you sleep. It prevents you from clenching or grinding your teeth, and also helps to keep the jaw in more proper alignment, thus giving tremendous relief. The appliance is actually comfortable, so don't let the 'image' of it keep you from talking to your dentist about having one made for you. ( Full Answer )
The medical term for teeth grinding during sleep is called SleepBruxism. The list of possible causes for teeth grinding at night islong. Look up a teeth grinding support group online to get specifichelp.
Twitching is caused by many things. One of them includes involuntary muscle spasms. These often happen at night, and are gone unnoticed. They are most likely benign. Parasitic worms also cause this problem as they move. This is highly unlikely if you live in an hygienic environment.. Twitching is c…aused by many things. One of them includes involuntary muscle spasms. These often happen at night, and are gone unnoticed. They are most likely benign. Parasitic worms also cause this problem as they move. This is highly unlikely if you live in an hygienic environment. ( Full Answer )
Hi Teeth and other oral issues are directly related to the stomach. Simpler diet like fruits and vegetables is good for teeth. If you have teeth grinding problem it is because of your stomach better take medicine that can clean your stomach. There can be some parasites in your stomach "teeth grind…ing" is a symptom of parasites in stomach. "The abnormal grinding, clenching, and gnashing of the teeth. This condition occurs most often at night, and it may be linked to the restlessness and anxiety caused in the body by the parasite's release of waste and other toxins." Regards Fred ( Full Answer )
Depending on the what type of car or truck could be the brakes or rotors low brake fluid, or the boot is open and its gone dry, wheel bearings. hope this helps
Your brakes are dragging, likely the pads are worn down to the steel.. Hope this is helpful, www.TunerTools.com
i noticed i want to grind my teeth when i drink "somtimes" like when i feel a good bu going i want to grind my teeth because it feels good
Worms do not cause children to grind their teeth. You should speakwith your child's doctor to find a remedy for the teeth grinding.
You can try buying one of those dental products specifically made for teeth grinding. Or you can just buy an athletic mouthguard, and fit it to your mouth and sleep with that. If the grinding is caused by misalignment of teeth or jaws, then you may want to consult with an orthodontist or oral sur…geon to see if braces or possible surgery could fix the problem. ( Full Answer )
They (psychologists etc.) say this habit is caused by a stressful day. I'm pretty sure this is still a hypothesis though. Try buying one of those rubber mouth guards they have at dentist' offices. They sound dangerous but they'll probably help.
Okonkwo grinds his teeth in disgust at the decision to only ostracize the Christians instead of drive them out forcibly.
If your awake when you grind your teeth your obviously conscious of it... so maybe its a habit or boredom Talk to your dentist
Cats may grind their teeth due to tooth or gum problems or due to stress. Feline teeth grinding is also a common sign of dehydration or acidity. This is an early indicator of renal failure. Check the cats gums. If they have become sticky instead of slick, your cat is dehydrated. Some advancing sy…mptoms would be sunken eyes, cracked paws, and vomiting. By the time the more advanced symptoms begin appearing, the amount of damage to the kidneys is severely increased. If you observe teeth grinding in your cat, you should take it to the vet to have them take a look at what the problem might be. By heading it off early, you could be saving your cat from a lot of discomfort, and maybe even its life. ( Full Answer )
Experts don't know for sure what causes teeth grinding, but they point fingers at tension or anxiety, pain (from earaches or teething, for example), and malocclusion (a dental term for when the teeth don't line up just right). Some also suggest that allergies may play a role. And there's some eviden…ce that pinworms are sometimes the culprit. Finally, your toddler may just be getting used to the sensation of having teeth in his mouth. Your child is a bit more likely to grind his teeth if you do. He's also more likely to grind if he drools or talks in his sleep. About 38 percent of children grind their teeth, according to a 2005 study published in the Journal of Dentistry for Children . The average age for starting the habit is around 3 1/2 years and the average age for stopping is 6 - though, of course, people of all ages grind their teeth. Almost all teeth grinding happens at night. IS IT BAD: In most cases, teeth grinding isn't harmful. It's very unlikely that your toddler's doing any damage to his teeth, and it's very likely that he'll soon outgrow the habit. Mention it to his dentist, though, so she can check the teeth for wear and any resulting problems, like pulp exposure, cavities, and fractures. ANY THING TO MAKE HIM/HER STOP? Although the noise is probably disconcerting, most likely you'll just have to wait for your toddler to grow out of it. In the meantime, it won't hurt to work on a soothing bedtime routine - maybe a leisurely soak in the tub, a little back rub, or extra cuddling in the rocking chair. If he's teething or has an ear infection, consider giving him the proper dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen to ease the discomfort. Older children are sometimes fitted with a night guard - a plastic device fitted to the mouth to prevent clenching and grinding of the teeth during sleep. But your child's dentist probably won't consider this an option until your child has at least some permanent teeth, around age 6. ---- ( Full Answer )
It really depends on what kind of swelling we are talking about if it is something like your arm maybe you could be sleeping on it in a bad position ? otherwise, well i guess just reply with where the swelling is maybe i can help ya out :)
Bruxism is the medical term for kids grinding their teeth duringsleep. The exact cause is unknown. However this is common amongmost kids. This habit could be stopped with treatment by a dentist.
Gritting or grinding teeth (the medical term for it is bruxism) is fairly common among young children, affecting three out of every ten. It is seen most often among kids under age five. No one knows exactly why they develop this tendency, but it could be because their upper and lower teeth aren't pr…operly aligned. Other possible causes are pain - such as an earache or eruption of a tooth - or even stress, perhaps due to frustration or tension at home or some change in routine.. Most kids outgrow this habit when they lose their baby teeth and, fortunately, it usually doesn't hurt their permanent ones. As long as your child doesn't complain of soreness in her jaw or face in the morning, she's unlikely to suffer any ill effects. However, to be sure that the grinding isn't wearing down the enamel on her teeth, it's a good idea to take her to a pediatric dentist, who should be able to figure out whether the grinding is due to misaligned teeth or something else.. If the problem is stress, reassurance may be all that's needed once you know what the trouble is. Getting into a routine of relaxation before bedtime can help, as well- a warm bath, music, or reading a book, for example. If a child's teeth are being damaged by the grinding or when kids complain of pain or soreness in the face or jaw, a dental appliance called a night guard should be considered. Your dentist can tell you whether this is necessary, but very young children generally don't need guards. (If one is recommended, you're probably better off with a guard molded and fitted by the dentist rather than one sold over the counter, which may not fit or work as well as a custom appliance.). I wouldn't worry too much about this. In all likelihood, your 8 years old child will outgrow the grinding by the time her permanent teeth come in. ( Full Answer )
Sweating is a positive feedback from the body, as a tool to cool down the body. Generally if you are sweating while sleeping, it is because your body is to hot. Try removing blankets and/or cooling of your home. If the problem persists, seek a professional opinion.
Sometimes a hamsters teeth can grow too long, this causes them to have trouble eating, makes them chew on the bars of the cage, or grind their teeth. Go and get them something to chew on so it wears down their teeth.
i think it has to do something with your arm shaft rods , because i do believe your tire bearings are fried or torn Interesting terms in the first response. What kind of car? Could be as simple as the tire rubbing the inner fender. Backer plate on the brakes rubbing the rotor. Only when turning? E…ither direction? ( Full Answer )
Bruxism (The Posh Term For Grinding And Clenching Teeth) is really common and normally it is down to stress however as your 2 year old child is young it will problably relate to hyperactivity and in a matter of time the grinding and clenching during the night will stop. I used to grinde and clench m…y teeth all the time in my sleep and only recently stopped. Hope this helped x ( Full Answer )
Probably not, unless the "sleeping pill" is a muscle relaxant -- for example, Flexeril (generic name cyclobenzaprine). If you're in need of a sleeping pill to help you sleep, and you also have problems with bruxism (grinding your teeth), a muscle relaxant may be the best choice to address both probl…ems. If you're taking the sleeping pill only to stop grinding your teeth, then you may want to ask your dentist about a night guard (plastic that is molded to your bite that you wear only at night. They're similar to the mouth guards that boxers and other athletes wear to protect their teeth during a sporting event.) It's generally best to avoid taking medication when there is another solution. If you don't have trouble sleeping, but use a sleeping pill to stop bruxism, you may find yourself unable to sleep at all without the sleeping pill--in effect adding to your symptoms by over-medicating. ( Full Answer )
Clenching and grinding of the teeth is called Bruxism. Some symptoms would be a sore jaw in the morning, possibly headaches and sensitive teeth. You can talk with your dentist and get a custom made nightguard to sleep with and even though you may still clench and grind while asleep, the damage to yo…ur your teeth is not happening. ( Full Answer )
A dream of grinding teeth probably indicates that the dreamer is actually grinding teeth in his/her sleep. This is called "bruxism," and can result in damage to the teeth as well as headaches and pain in the jaw. See attached link for further information.
calf grind their teeth to keep them from going weak it's like you brushing your teeth
Grinding your teeth when you pet your cat sounds like an anxietyproblem. Maybe try bringing it up with your doctor.
Many things can cause transfer case grinding; shift forks, broken gears, bad bearings, anything really considering a transfer case is made up primarily of gears, sprockets, chain, and bearings. Hope this helps! T-RAV
My 5 year old still grinds her teeth and she has for a few years...just when she's sleeping. Our dentist has assured me several times it's completely normal and some kids even grind their teeth down to the gum line with no discomfort. He also said they usually outgrow it by the time their permanents… start to come in. However, if they still are grinding their teeth after that a night guard would be provided. Besides the awful noise they makes...it's no problem. ( Full Answer )
You can get yourself an occlusal guard (night guard). It protects your teeth and jaw from grinding, and may get you out of the habit completely. A lot of people will tell you that you have to buy a custom-fitted one through a dentist, but they usually cost hundreds of dollars. Over the counter occl…usal guards are much cheaper and often work fine. ( Full Answer )
Teeth grinding is overall very damaging to you're oral health. It can cause your teeth to shred, you're enamel to fade and higher risk of getting cavities.
she could have problems go see a doctor but it could be her having a bad dream but i still say go see a professional
it could be a few things. Could have bad berrings, breaks could be sticking.. I would take it to someone and have it checked. Don't want a stuck caliper (spelling) and your tire lock up.
Grinding of the teeth is known as Bruxism. A dentist can help teeth grinders by fitting them with a mouth guard. It is also important to avoid foods and drinks that contain caffeine or alcohol.
it happens when we can't move air freely through our nose and mouth during sleeping
This could be the mouth and face adjusting to the new teeth coming in. There have been several cases of this documented on the web and each seems to have been a short term for events with no real harm done to the child.
When someone grinds their teeth, either consciously or while asleep, they are rubbing their top and bottom teeth together. This can create an irritating noise, and can grind the persons teeth down. It can be stopped when the person wears a mouth guard while they sleep or during the day. Hope this h…elps :) ( Full Answer )
No it is not normal, however, it does happen so often that it actually has its own name. Bruxism is the condition of grinding or excessively clenching the teeth while sleeping. It is only common between 8-31% of the population.