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If you feel like the pandemic has you clenching your teeth more you’re not alone

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If you feel like the pandemic has you clenching your teeth more you’re not alone


The Peterborough Examiner

Several dentists and massage therapists have told me that bruxism – grinding and/or clenching teeth – is on the rise. Is it really becoming more common? To find out, I went to chiropractor Dr. Sidney Lisser (also an OCA member), lead clinician at Toronto’s Jaw and Facial Pain Centre. “So, up until this morning, I would have said that there’s definitely an uptick in people talking about it,” said Lisser. “But when I walked in this morning and saw 20 new patient referrals over a three-day weekend, well, it’s clear that more people are seeking treatment. I’m booking new patients in late July.”

May 31, 2021
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