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Are My Canker Sores From Grinding My Teeth?

Are My Canker Sores From Grinding My Teeth?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc September 14th, 2022 5 minute read

Canker sores are common (and commonly confused with cold sores). Though both canker sores and cold sores occur around the mouth, they are different issues. Cold sores appear on the outside of the mouth—on the lips or neighboring skin—and are... more »

Teeth Grinding Headache Relief

Teeth Grinding Headache Relief

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc September 7th, 2022 5 minute read

Teeth grinding has many undesirable long-term effects, like inflamed gum, periodontal disease, cracked teeth, and worn enamel. However, the effect you might notice most quickly is the headache that teeth grinding can cause. Teeth grinding arises because... more »

Teeth Grinding After Cavity Filling

Teeth Grinding After Cavity Filling

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc August 31st, 2022 5 minute read

Getting a cavity filled is never fun. Many of us live in absolute dread of the dentist telling us it’s time to take out the drill. What’s worse, teeth can feel sensitive for a while after getting a cavity filled, and fillings can wear down... more »

Top 6 Teeth Grinding Prevention Exercises

Top 6 Teeth Grinding Prevention Exercises

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc August 25th, 2022 5 minute read

In addition to wearing a night guard to prevent damage from teeth grinding, you can also take steps to address the underlying tension that might be causing the issue. Here are six of the best exercises you can do to address teeth grinding. 1. Yawning... more »

Teeth Grinding After Quitting Smoking

Teeth Grinding After Quitting Smoking

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc August 18th, 2022 5 minute read

Smoking can contribute to a teeth-grinding habit. Like caffeine and alcohol, nicotine affects the body and can disturb your sleep patterns during the night, limiting the length of your cycles and preventing you from getting enough deep sleep. Since teeth... more »

Top 5 Benefits of Wearing a Teeth-Grinding Mouth Guard at Night

Top 5 Benefits of Wearing a Teeth-Grinding Mouth Guard at Night

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc August 10th, 2022 5 minute read

A mouth guard (or night guard) for teeth grinding might seem like an inconvenience. You have to choose which design and material work best for you. Then, you’ll need to get accustomed to wearing it. You have to keep it clean. And you have to... more »

Top 5 Most Harmful Effects of Grinding Your Teeth at Night

Top 5 Most Harmful Effects of Grinding Your Teeth at Night

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc August 3rd, 2022 5 minute read

It might seem like tooth sensitivity and the occasional canker sore caused by biting the side of the mouth are the most annoying things about grinding your teeth. But the truth is you are causing much worse damage if you have bruxism (teeth grinding... more »

Top 5 Interesting Facts About Your Teeth During Dreams

Top 5 Interesting Facts About Your Teeth During Dreams

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc July 28th, 2022 5 minute read

Dreams: for some of us, they’re grand adventures we get to enjoy on a nightly basis. For others, they’re forms of habitual terror. Maybe you’re someone who remembers your dreams, maybe not. Either way, I guarantee you have them. Though... more »

Top 5 Interesting Facts About Grinding Your Teeth at Night

Top 5 Interesting Facts About Grinding Your Teeth at Night

Leah Adele, ABA Therapist Leah Adele, ABA Therapist July 21st, 2022 5 minute read

Most (though not all) teeth grinding happens at night. That means it can seem like a bit of a mystery. You aren’t even awake enough to know when you’re doing it. In our teeth grinding and sleep health blog, we have plenty of resources... more »

Teeth Grinding and Autism

Teeth Grinding and Autism

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

Autism and teeth grinding frequently appear together. This might cause you to worry or concerned. If you have autism or a child with autism, have you noticed teeth grinding habit that might cause damage over time? If so, read on to learn more about this... more »