Clinically termed bruxism, the act of grinding or clenching teeth is generally an unconscious behaviour linked to stress and anxiety. Photograph: iStock

Dentists are reporting a surge in teeth grinding and cracking in recent months linked to ongoing pandemic stress. The Irish Dental Association (IDA) (...)

Dentist Caroline Robins of Kiwi Dental at her practice in Carlow town. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Dr Caroline Robins says since her dental surgery in Carlow town reopened last month there have been “a lot of patients coming in with broken fillings”(...)