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Grinding Teeth Symptoms

Symptoms of bruxism include:

Symptoms usually occur during sleep. Repeated tooth grinding can eventually lead to tooth fracture or erosion of the enamel on the surface of the teeth.

Other symptoms often develop such as:

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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