Who Is Most At Risk From Bruxism?

Some groups of people are more likely to suffer from bruxism than others. Those most at risk are:

  • People with another sleep disorder, such as:
    • Snoring
    • Obstructive sleep apnoea
    • Sleep talking
    • Violent behaviour during sleep
    • Sleep paralysis
    • Hypnogogic/hypnopompic hallucinations (semi-consciousness between sleep and wake)
  • People with a stressful lifestyle
  • Smokers
  • People with a high alcohol intake
  • People who drink 6 or more cups a day of tea or coffee
  • People who take medication for sleep, depression and/or anxiety

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