Posted on 25 September 2019 by Michael Tang

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is a surprisingly common problem among both children and adults although it is most prevalent in younger people. Depending on the underlying cause, bruxism may be treated by either a doctor or dentist or a combination of both. Physical causes of bruxism include:

  • Misaligned teeth
  • Jaw disorders
  • Hyperactivity

Stress, anxiety and depression can also trigger cases of bruxism and these may necessitate a change of life style to combat the problem. Regardless of the cause, “grinding can wear down tooth enamel” which can in turn lead to serious dental issues in the future including sensitive teeth and cavities.

Read more about bruxism at:

https://familydoctor.org/condition/teeth-grinding-bruxism/

Michael Tang

Michael Tang

BDS MFGDP(UK)RCS PGDIP(IMPDENT) MSC(IMPDENT)
GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
 
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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