Grinding of the teeth is more common than we might think and it can occur at night or during the day.
– Waking up with headaches and a sore jaw, as well as signs of chipped or worn teeth, can be symptoms of teeth grinding.
– If you suspect that you or a loved one may be grinding their teeth, make an appointment with your dentist. There are treatments which can help to prevent grinding and limit damage caused.
– Quitting smoking, reducing alcohol consumption and addressing any causes of stress can help.
The good news is that there are potential treatments. Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40593028