Bruxism Sleep Apnea Symptoms Causes & Treatment Video


Bruxism or TMJ- is a habitual chronic daily precondition in which a person grinds, clench all teeth. Individuals who suffer from bruxism, may unconsciously without their knowledge clench their teeth together during the day, majority also clench or grind them at night mostly while they are sleep (sleep bruxism).

Sleep bruxism is a condition which dental profession recognizes as a sleep-related disorder. People who clench or grind their teeth (Brux) during rest are more likely to have other sleep disorders, such as snoring and partial sudden interruption in sleep which is usually known by slerp apnea.

Among most american population bruxism can be in different stages. vast majority of induviduals suffer from frequent and severe stages serous enough to lead to jaw disorders, headaches, broken worn teeth and other occlusion bite complications.

​Adults can have sleep bruxism TMJ or TMD disorder of upper jaw joint and be unaware of it unless clinical conditions and discomfort up on chewing become evident, , it is essential to become familiar with the signs and symptoms of bruxism and receive proper diagnosis and treatment such as night guard from a dental care professional and receive regular dental care.​​

Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, TMJ Facial Pain



Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ disorders) are problems or symptoms of the chewing muscles and joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull.
As Stated On NY Times Science Section

The world of temporomandibular joint disorder is one of medical mystery, uncertain treatments and a disconcerting gender bias.

Causes
Two similar  temporomandibular joints — one on each side of your head, located just in front of your ears. The abbreviation “TMJ” literally refers to the joint but is often used to mean any disorders or symptoms of this region.
Many TMJ-related symptoms are caused by the effects of physical stress on the structures around the joint. These structures include:

  • Cartilage disk at the joint
  • Muscles of the jaw, face, and neck
  • Nearby ligaments, blood vessels, and nerves
  • Teeth

Symptoms

Symptoms associated with TMJ disorders may be:

  • Biting or chewing difficulty or discomfort
  • Clicking, popping, or grating sound when opening or closing the mouth
  • Dull, aching pain in the face
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Jaw pain or tenderness of the jaw
  • Locking of the jaw
  • Difficulty opening or closing the mouth