The holidays can be a stressful time of year for many people. Your schedule gets busier, and you may worry about forgetting someone or offending someone if you can’t attend their event.
Stress also can be a contributing factor to teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. That habit can lead to TMJ disorder or make existing TMJ problems worse.
This video from the American Dental Association describes symptoms of teeth grinding and discusses how you can get help.