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Bruxism

What Is Bruxism?

Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, gnash, or clench your teeth, whether unconsciously while awake, or in the case of Sleep-Related Bruxism, while you sleep. Sleep-Related Bruxism is classified as a sleep-related movement disorder by the International Classification of Sleep Disorders.


Sleep-Related Bruxism is reported by approximately 15% in the pediatric population and between 8% and 31% in the general adult population, without a difference in prevalence between the sexes.

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