Problems caused by clenching and grinding
So everyone at some point in their life will likely grind their teeth and cause problems. I see it daily. I myself am guilty of grinding my teeth on a daily basis. The reasons that people grind are varied. Some grind during the day due to stress, bad ergonomics, or bad habits. Others grind during the night due to sleep apnea, poor sleep, or sometimes for no reason at all. When a person grinds though, something ends up breaking or being injured as the body gets overworked and abused. The four parts of the jaw that are affected by grinding and clenching are the joint, the muscles, the ...