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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Teeth grinding

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Teeth grinding includes:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Poor bite alignment
  • Dislocated jaw
  • Central nervous system disorder
  • New dental filling
  • Habitual teeth grinding
  • Bruxism is caused by the activation of reflex chewing activity
  • The etiology of problematic bruxism is unknown, though several conditions are known to be linked to bruxism. It is theorized that certain medical conditions can trigger bruxism, including digestive ailments and anxiety

Teeth grinding as a symptom:

Conditions listing Teeth grinding as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Teeth grinding as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Teeth grinding.

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Teeth grinding, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Teeth grinding. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Teeth grinding. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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