Why you should talk to your teen if they are grinding your teeth

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30 Aug Why you should talk to your teen if they are grinding your teeth

If you think your teenager is grinding their teeth while they sleep you may want to ask them if they are being bullied.

Key takeaways:

– A recent study in Brazil showed that young teens being verbally bullied at school are more likely to grind their teeth at night than teens not being bullied

– The sound of grinding can sometimes be as loud as a circular saw!

– Book an appointment with your dentist if you are concerned about your teen’s tooth grinding

“An oral health charity said parents and schools should be aware of the problem.”

Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-40593028

 

Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.