bruxism definition

  • noun:
    • The habitual, involuntary grinding or clenching associated with teeth, generally during sleep, as from anger, stress, concern, or frustration.
    • The routine or practice of milling of teeth, as while sleeping, or considering worry or particular medications.
    • involuntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, usually during sleep

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