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Tooth Grinding, Snoring and Sleep Apnoea

Excessive jaw clenching and bruxism can accelerate tooth and jaw deterioration. Meanwhile, snoring can impact the quality of your own sleep and that of those around you. Obstructive sleep apnoea can have devastating effects to your health and safety. At Banyo Dental, we can fit devices to assist with these. Patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea can have devices upon prescription from a sleep physician.

What are the causes of teeth grinding?

  • Stress or anxiety

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Certain medications or recreational drugs

What are the causes of snoring?

  • Sleeping on your back

  • When the larynx is compressed by a relaxed jaw

  • Large tonsils or a long soft palate