Sunday, November 7, 2010

236. Sleep bruxism

Sleep bruxism - grinds one's teeth involuntarily during sleep. One in 3 children and some adults. Causes - stress, anger, trauma, some drugs, genes. Leads to jaw pain, tense facial muscles, head and ear aches, worn out teeth.

Does this happen in dogs and rabbits during sleep? In people, treatment of underlying conditions, pain relief and mouth guard to wear during sleep.

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