several consequences of Bruxism, loose teeth are a
common occurrence. Bruxism with loose teeth can lead to
other irreparable consequences if unattended with the
an oral condition that involves grinding of teeth. It
can also involve clenching of teeth. Sometimes both of
these symptoms coexist. Bruxism is a common occurrence
and need not always lead to damage to teeth. However in
several instances Bruxism, when it is present over a
long duration in an acute form, can lead to many kinds
of damage to teeth.
Bruxism leads to loose teeth?
can lead to the incidence of loose teeth in the
constant clenching and grinding of teeth that
typically occurs in Bruxism can bring on wear and tear
of teeth. The severity of damage to teeth will depend
on the extent of grinding that takes place. Every
individual has a personal manner of exhibiting the
grinding motions of Bruxism tend to rock the teeth
back and forth in the gums.
kind of rocking motions of the teeth when it subsists
over a long period can loosen them permanently.
loose teeth in cases of Bruxism can occur because of
the formation of periodontal pockets under the teeth.
Periodontal pockets are the supporting bone around the
teeth. Sometimes because of the intense grinding or
clenching motions, these supporting bone mass gets
loose teeth eventually fall off in most cases.
In a lot
of cases a person might not be aware that the Bruxism
motions of teeth grinding is what is causing the loose
teeth. Often Bruxism persists as a habit (very similar
to biting nails when faced with stress) and continues
from childhood into adulthood. The cause and effects of
this habit can be difficult to identify without
specialized help. It is the prevalence of Bruxism over
such long durations that cause problems such as loose
teeth to occur.
methods of treating this condition at the early onset of
Bruxism can yield positive results in avoiding loose
teeth and Bruxism. A multi disciplinary approach is
called for to tackle a condition that can potentially
lead to loose teeth at a later stage. In any case, one
needs to consult with a physician or a dentist to
examine the exact nature of Bruxism and the incidence of
loose teeth if it