The Brux Doc

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PTSD and Teeth Grinding

PTSD and Teeth Grinding

The Brux Doc June 30th, 2022 5 minute read

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, has frequently been associated with trauma from war settings, and combat can certainly cause PTSD. However, PTSD affects many people who have never served in the military or seen combat. In fact, individuals can... more »

Remedies for the Pain Caused by Teeth Grinding

Remedies for the Pain Caused by Teeth Grinding

The Brux Doc June 22nd, 2022 6 minute read

Grinding your teeth can cause a lot of issues, including pain. Pain is usually an indicator of an underlying problem. So, if you are experiencing pain in your teeth, gums, jaw, neck, or head, it is important to find out what is causing it. However, because... more »

Is Grinding Your Teeth a Sign of Anxiety?

Is Grinding Your Teeth a Sign of Anxiety?

The Brux Doc June 15th, 2022 5 minute read

Teeth grinding can be a sign of conditions such as misalignment, sleep apnea, and TMJ disorders. However, it is most frequently related to increased levels of stress, like the stress caused by anxiety or by an anxiety disorder. What is anxiety,... more »

Are You Unconsciously Clenching Your Jaw During the Day?

Are You Unconsciously Clenching Your Jaw During the Day?

The Brux Doc June 8th, 2022 5 minute read

It’s common for people to clench their jaw during the day, especially when experiencing anxiety or strong emotions, like anger and sadness. It’s usually a subconscious physical reaction to a psychological stressor. However, it can become a habit if... more »

Botox for Teeth Grinding: Side Effects

Botox for Teeth Grinding: Side Effects

The Brux Doc June 2nd, 2022 5 minute read

Teeth grinding can cause a lot of pain and damage to your teeth, and the symptoms can even extend to head or neck pain, jaw discomfort, and gum disease. So, it’s always important to take action to treat teeth grinding as effectively as... more »

Is Teeth Grinding Associated with Parasites?

Is Teeth Grinding Associated with Parasites?

The Brux Doc May 26th, 2022 5 minute read

New research suggests that sometimes teeth grinding (bruxism) may be linked to a parasitic infection though it is unclear what the exact cause and effect mechanisms are. Parasite infections go hand-in-hand with many things, like nutrient... more »

Foods and Beverages to Avoid If You Grind Your Teeth

Foods and Beverages to Avoid If You Grind Your Teeth

The Brux Doc April 21st, 2022 5 minute read

Do you know or suspect that you’re grinding your teeth at night? If the answer is yes, your first step should be to see a dentist who can check for damage to your enamel and any signs of gum inflammation or disease. You should also invest in a... more »

What's the Difference Between a Retainer and a Night Guard?

What's the Difference Between a Retainer and a Night Guard?

The Brux Doc April 21st, 2022 5 minute read

Retainers and night guards are both dental appliances that can help you get a good night’s sleep and maintain your oral health. They can also have similar designs, but there are some key differences between them. A retainer is a removable mouthpiece... more »

What Can I Do About My TMJ?

What Can I Do About My TMJ?

The Brux Doc April 14th, 2022 5 minute read

What we often call TMJ is truly what should be termed TMJ dysfunction. TMJ simply refers to the temporomandibular joint (the jaw joint), but when people talk about having TMJ, they mean having problems with the joint. These kinds of problems can include... more »

Teeth Grinding and GERD

Teeth Grinding and GERD

The Brux Doc April 7th, 2022 5 minute read

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is a common issue that can occur both during the day and night. If you find yourself clenching your jaw gritting your teeth or rubbing them together during the day, then it is likely you do the same while sleeping.... more »