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Research indicates that teeth-grinding in teens is a sign of bullying

teeth, health, smile, dentistLook out for teeth grinding in your teenager because it could be a sign of bullying. Recent research shows that teens being bullied have higher chances of suffering from bruxism.

Key takeaways:

– Bruxism is a condition whereby people grind their teeth when frustrated, asleep or anxious.

– Symptoms of teeth-grinding are; headaches and jaw pains in the morning and chipped and cracked teeth.

Р Bruxism is manageable through getting enough sleep, using other stress-coping mechanisms and avoiding smoking and alcohol.

Take your child to the dentist, immediately you notice signs of teeth-grinding.

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