7 doctors weighed in:
Is bruxism the same thing as teeth grinding?
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Yes
In one short answer...Yes :).

In brief: Yes
In one short answer...Yes :).
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Yes
Same thing.
There is also clenching. Often people do both. Bruxism usually results in wearing down of the teeth. Clenching can cause cracking / splitting of the teeth.

In brief: Yes
Same thing.
There is also clenching. Often people do both. Bruxism usually results in wearing down of the teeth. Clenching can cause cracking / splitting of the teeth.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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In brief: What is Bruxism?
Yes, these are words for the same issue of severely grinding ones teeth.
After more than twenty years in practice, i find that most people clench their teeth and that very few actually grind (or brux) them.

In brief: What is Bruxism?
Yes, these are words for the same issue of severely grinding ones teeth.
After more than twenty years in practice, i find that most people clench their teeth and that very few actually grind (or brux) them.
Dr. Scott Greenhalgh
Dr. Scott Greenhalgh
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