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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HEALTH Minister Jane Hutt must be starting to anticipate the last Wednesday of every month with grinding teeth and a sinking heart.
You women, of outraged eyes and grinding teeth, resemble birds whipping themselves against the walls of a room into which they have accidentally flown.
However, in the past few years, a number of large band saw manufacturers have changed over to grinding teeth.
Bierhoff, who replaced Jancker after 56 minutes, said: "Sitting on the bench isn't fun but one has to accept the decision, even with grinding teeth.
However, they do spread out the pressure exerted from the grinding teeth, which helps to protect the teeth.
It can help correct inclination of the neck, eyelid spasms, muscle tone in the head, neck and tongue, speech disorders, jaw spasms and grinding teeth.
One curious feature of the duck-billed dinosaurs, aside from their flattened beaks, is the flat, grinding teeth found in some species.
It would also be worth having your rabbit's teeth checked as problems with sharp edges on her grinding teeth can cause soft droppings.
He added: "I don't think he will get all the feeling back, but he's very adaptable and the main thing is that he still has full use of the important big grinding teeth at the back of his mouth.