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What Does It Sound Like When Someone Grinds Their Teeth?

What Does It Sound Like When Someone Grinds Their Teeth?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 23rd, 2022 5 minute read

So, you’re in bed and just beginning to drift off when you notice it: a light tapping, maybe a muffled scraping sound. It’s coming from beside you in the bed, from your partner’s mouth… Thanks to scenarios like this, sharing a... more »

Are Teeth Grinding Guards HSA Eligible?

Are Teeth Grinding Guards HSA Eligible?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 17th, 2022 5 minute read

If you grind your teeth and have been thinking about getting a night guard to protect them from damage, you may be wondering about ways to ease the cost. Night guards can be expensive, especially when you order a custom mouth guard through... more »

Can You Use an FSA or HSA to Pay for a Dental Night Guard?

Can You Use an FSA or HSA to Pay for a Dental Night Guard?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 9th, 2022 5 minute read

Protecting your teeth and gums by wearing a night guard is an important part of oral health for many people who suffer from teeth grinding and clenching, as well as those who need specialized guards for jaw alignment or sleep disorders. But night... more »

Is Mouth Breathing Linked to Teeth Grinding?

Is Mouth Breathing Linked to Teeth Grinding?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 6th, 2022 5 minute read

It’s known that stress is a major contributing factor to teeth grinding, but did you know that researchers are also investigating a link between teeth grinding and breathing during sleep? In fact, one of the current theories holds that some teeth... more »

Can mouth taping stop bruxism?

Can mouth taping stop bruxism?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 26th, 2022 5 minute read

Thanks to some recommendations on TikTok that have gone viral, mouth taping has taken off as a trendy way to get better sleep. However, the practice of mouth taping is not new. In fact, it has been around since at least the 1950s. The idea behind... more »

Will Mouth Taping Help Me Sleep?

Will Mouth Taping Help Me Sleep?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 20th, 2022 5 minute read

If you’re following sleep science news and updates or looking at sleep improvement tips on TikTok, you may have heard about mouth taping. It’s become increasingly popular over the last few years as a method for improving sleep, especially... more »

Is Mouth Taping a Teeth Grinding Solution?

Is Mouth Taping a Teeth Grinding Solution?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 13th, 2022 5 minute read

In the last few years, mouth taping has come under discussion in a lot of places. Maybe you’ve heard about it on social media or a sleep blog, or maybe this is your first time encountering the concept. If so, the quick explanation is that mouth... more »

Do Genetics Cause Teeth Grinding?

Do Genetics Cause Teeth Grinding?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 6th, 2022 5 minute read

Have you wondered whether you might inherit a teeth-grinding habit from your parent or pass one along to your child? There are many medical conditions, habits, and mental health issues that are hereditary. And, as it turns out, teeth grinding might fall... more »

Why Do I Have Frequent Inner Ear Pain? 5 Possible Reasons

Why Do I Have Frequent Inner Ear Pain? 5 Possible Reasons

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc September 29th, 2022 5 minute read

If you have frequent ear pain, you might think that you have a chronic ear infection issue. However, while this is possible, there are also many other reasons that people experience pain inside the ear. Some are related to infections and others to... more »

Is My Teeth Grinding Caused by a Vitamin Deficiency?

Is My Teeth Grinding Caused by a Vitamin Deficiency?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc September 22nd, 2022 5 minute read

If you have noticed your teeth wearing down, hurting, or becoming sensitive to hot and cold, you may have a problem with bruxism—the fancy term for teeth grinding. This habit can also cause headaches, jaw and neck pain, TMJ issues, and... more »