Recent research suggests that teeth-grinding interns could be as a result of being bullied. Students who are being bullied are more likely to suffer from teeth-grinding than those who are not:

Key takeaways:

– Teeth grinding can cause enamel erosion, sensitivity, chipping and cracking, pain radiating to the ear and teeth loss!

– If your child is grinding their teeth, they could be undergoing mental stress.

– Manage bruxism by turning to healthy stress coping methods, healthy lifestyles and having enough sleep.

See your dentist to treat your already damaged teeth.

For more information, visit:

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-40593028

Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.