Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, affects between 8% and 31% of the US population, children included. This condition causes additional stress including, but not limited to headaches, tooth wear, jaw stress, and dental damage. You may have heard that dental insurance does not cover teeth grinding, including the night guard. That is partially a true statement. However, this situation isn’t entirely true. Some insurance cover teeth grinding. In this article, we discuss dental insurance for teeth grinding.