Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise. The problem of Bruxism, i.e teeth grinding is not limited to adults. Approximately 15% to 33% of children grind their teeth.
Cleft Palate is one such congenital disorder of the mouth where the cleft occurs in the lip, gum (alveolus) or palate/roof of the mouth resulting in a variety of dental problems.
One such condition that many parents tend to overlook, is Teeth Grinding or Bruxism. Although not a symptom, it points to an underlying problem.