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How Much Do You Know About Bruxism?

Are you clenching your teeth and don't even know it? Find out about bruxism (teeth clenching or grinding) by taking this quiz.

1. Bruxism in children is considered to be a behavioral disorder.
2. Most people with bruxism aren't aware that they grind their teeth.
3. In adults, bruxism may be a symptom of an imbalanced diet.
4. Sometimes the noise from teeth grinding is so loud it can be heard across a room.
5. Highly sensitive teeth may be a symptom of bruxism.
6. A person with bruxism may also suffer from sleep apnea.
7. A person with bruxism may also bite his or her nails.
8. One treatment for bruxism is a mouth guard.

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