Bruxism: What’s behind the jaw clenching and teeth grinding? Most people grind their teeth or clench their jaw at some point during their life. Under times of stress, while experiencing pain in the body, or perhaps as the result of having dental or orthodontic work. However, persistent teeth grinding and/or jaw clenching is known as bruxism, and is often a thing that would cause your dentist concern. So, what exactly is bruxism? In the simplest of terms, bruxism is habitual…