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Teeth grinding

Conditions

Teeth grinding

Bruxism is a medical term that describes the act of grinding the teeth and clenching the jaw.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Teeth grinding
  • Face pain
  • Worn or shortened teeth
  • Jaw pain when eating
  • Ear pain

More information on Teeth grinding is available here.

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Temporomandibular joint disorder

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TJDs) are problems that affect the joint between the lower jaw and the base of the skull.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in jaw
  • Locked jaw
  • Jaw pain when eating
  • Teeth grinding
  • Headache

More information on Temporomandibular joint disorder is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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