from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To clench or grind one's teeth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To grind the teeth, especially involuntarily or during sleep.
Other people "brux" only when they're under stress, especially at times of change like a divorce or financial crisis, says Andrew S. Kaplan, another Manhattan TMJ expert and former president of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.
John Rugh, a psychologist at the University of Texas, once wired up the jaws of dental students and discovered that they were most likely to brux after arguments and before tests.
So ... if Gingrich was the GOP candidate, I'd love to see the Democrats relax and then dump Obama in favor or something who was actually brux: Gingrich cannot get elected, but he will ensure that Obama
Bruxism is also linked to emotional and psychological problems, and those under stress brux more.
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