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involuntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, typically during sleep

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Rhythmic grinding of teeth during sleep occurs at least once a week in as many as 8.
Clenching and grinding of teeth could initiate internal cracks in the tooth enamel or restorations, which will cause sensitivity when prompted by changes in temperature, or even to chewing normally.
THERE wasn't much grinding of teeth beside the Lee last week when Cork City crashed out of the League Cup at the hands of non-league local rivals Rockmount.
Grinding of teeth while sleeping is the result of anxiety, tension and dental problems.