Posts Categorized: Bruxism

Is There a Trick to Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Clenching and grinding your teeth once or twice probably won’t damage them. But when you do it consistently, the grinding can wear down your teeth’s surfaces, making them weak and susceptible to cavities and damage. The problem with consistent teeth grinding, or bruxism, is that many patients experience it most often in their sleep, and… Read more »

3 Surprising Causes Of Headaches

Do you find yourself dealing with headaches more often than not? If so, you may be surprised to learn that the discomfort can be the sign of an underlying oral health problem. Curious when the good news is going to appear? In all cases, we can treat the concern with simple therapy that will clear… Read more »

3 Signs You Require Bruxism Treatment

Bruxism, as you may have heard, can be difficult for patients to identify without professional assistance. While we will recognize its presence during your dental exams, you may notice between visits that a symptom or two begins to occur. Should this be the case, we always recommend that you contact us for a dental checkup right away…. Read more »

3 Reasons To Avoid Nail Biting

Are you a nail biter? Perhaps you don’t bite your nails but you’re participating in other habits that place additional daily pressure on your teeth and jaws (that surpasses the usual daily pressure associated with speaking and chewing). What you may not recognize is that placing this extra stress on your teeth can lead to… Read more »

Jaw Discomfort Quiz

You know that your jaw hurts – but do you know why? Have you been reading up on TMJ disorder symptoms and just when you think you understand what’s wrong, you stumble across literature regarding bruxism? The good news is that we can help you with your discomfort, while keeping you from experiencing serious damage… Read more »

Resolving TMD and Bruxism In 2016

You may have noticed that your TMJ disorder or bruxism did not fare well throughout the holiday season – or, you might have done a wonderful job at calming symptoms. Either way, these issues will continue and worsen until you seek professional treatment, even with the most dedicated attention to home remedies like avoiding stress…. Read more »

Protect Yourself Against Bruxism and TMJ Problems

If you suffer from bruxism or TMJ disorder, you know that the most important aspect of your treatment is professional care. If you have not yet visited us to receive oral appliance therapy, so we can dramatically improve your oral health and protect you from long-term consequences, then schedule an appointment immediately. In the meantime,… Read more »

Treating Bruxism: Say Goodbye To Side Effects

Have you been told you’re suffering from bruxism? If so, you are aware that this disorder causes you to grind your teeth together – or clench them together – often without realizing you’re doing it. Whether you perform this unconscious habit while you’re awake or asleep, some serious symptoms and side effects will eventually accompany… Read more »

What Do You Know About Bruxism?: A Quiz

Have you been wondering why your teeth feel extremely sensitive? Perhaps you suffer from some concerns that you cannot understand, such as facial discomfort or headaches. In many cases, we find that our patients are suffering from a dental disorder that is difficult to detect on your own, called bruxism. Another word for “teeth grinding”… Read more »

TMJ and Bruxism: A Quick Info Guide

Migraines, headaches, sore muscles, and teeth sensitivity are all signs that you may have a serious issue occurring in and around your mouth. Around 10 million Americans suffer from some form of teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder. Fortunately, for those who do deal with this disfunction on a day to day basis can visit… Read more »