If your teenager grinds their teeth, it could be a sign they are being bullied at school.
- Teeth grinding (‘bruxism’) is often a sign of stress and anxiety
- Your teenager may be grinding their teeth in the night if they wake up with a sore jaw and a headache or if their sibling complains about the sound of grinding
- Your dentist can fit a dental appliance to protect the teeth from damage caused by grinding
“13 to 15-year-olds who experienced verbal bullying at school were nearly four times as likely to suffer from teeth-grinding at night.”
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