bruxism

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bruxism

[′brək‚siz·əm]
(medicine)
A clenching and grinding of the teeth that occurs unconsciously while the individual is awake or sleeping.
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Sleep bruxism is an unconscious grinding of teeth during sleep, commonly associated with sleep deprivation, stress or misalignment of teeth.
For many, experiencing long periods of stress can initiate grinding of teeth, a condition medically known as bruxism.