Teeth Grinding – What Does It Mean For Your Teen?
30th / August / 2017
You may hear your teenager’s teeth grinding in the night, or they may complain of a sore jaw and headache when they wake up.
- Young teenagers (13–15 years) who experienced verbal bullying at school are nearly four times as likely to grind their teeth at night compared with those who are not being bullied
- Teeth grinding can result in headaches, worn-down teeth and disrupted sleep – your dentist can advise on treatment
- Experts say teeth grinding appears to be on the rise
“An oral health charity said parents and schools should be aware of the problem.”
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