Category: Bruxism

We Can Protect Teeth From Nightly Jaw Grinding And Clenching

After a peaceful night’s sleep, you can feel refreshed and ready to take on your day’s activities. However, you may feel less than wonderful when you wake up after a night of grinding or clenching your teeth. This unconscious habit can cause wear and tear that changes your smile, and it can put stress on… Read more »

How Bruxism Leads To Noticeable Dental Damage

If you grind your teeth while you sleep, you can wake up to soreness and sensitivity in your teeth, jaw, and face. People who struggle with bruxism as a chronic issue can eventually face more than just trouble with morning discomfort. Eventually, the wear and tear from grinding can negatively change the shape of your… Read more »

Seek Help For Nightly Teeth Grinding Or Clenching Issues

Do you sleep soundly at night, or are you unconsciously grinding or clenching your teeth while you rest? If you struggle with a nightly teeth grinding problem, or bruxism, the consequences can be serious, and they can worsen over time. At first, you may experience some concern over pain and stiffness in your face and… Read more »

3 Dental Problems That Teeth Grinding Can Cause

Your teeth will endure years of friction as you bite and chew, but the strength of our enamel can limit the effect this ultimately has on your appearance or oral health. With that said, some people will experience problems with teeth becoming worn and misshapen, or even damaged. Sometimes, these problems can start to worsen… Read more »

Take On Problems That Are Responsible For Your Jaw Pain

Aches and pains in any part of your body can be hard to ignore, but you can find it particularly difficult to avoid aggravating existing problems with jaw pain. The more time you spend with this problem, the more difficult it can become to comfortably move your jaw while you speak, bite, chew, and laugh…. Read more »

What Grinding Your Teeth Means for Your Oral Health

If you have bruxism, then the constant grinding of your teeth can seem like an obvious hazard to their health. That much pressure and friction is bound to wear your teeth down, and that can have a few direct consequences such as tooth sensitivity and changing tooth surfaces. However, when left untreated, the dangers of… Read more »

Tackling Problems With Teeth Grinding And TMJ Dysfunction

When you suffer from issues like TMJ dysfunction (TMD) and bruxism, pain can start to feel like an inevitable part of your daily life. When you wake up, you can experience soreness and sensitivity from grinding your teeth. As you go about your day, you can feel chronic pain in your face, neck, and head,… Read more »

I Think I’m Grinding My Teeth

Typically, when someone is constantly grinding their teeth, it happens at night while they are sound asleep. This begs the question then that if you are asleep when you do it, how do you know you are doing it? Well, there are a few signs that you might be grinding your teeth. One sign may… Read more »

The Effects Of Grinding Your Teeth

Unconsciously grinding your teeth (a condition known as bruxism) is a very common condition. While it may seem like just a bad habit, grinding your teeth can actually have some negative effects on your teeth and smile.¬†Fortunately, your dentist can likely treat your condition with a custom-designed sleeping apparatus to help prevent the ill-effects from… Read more »

The Dangers Of Ignoring Bruxism

Developing a habit can be either be a conscious choice or something that develops without you really realizing it. For instance, nervous habits like drumming your fingers on the desk or shaking your foot while you are sitting may happen without you putting much thought into it. While some habits that you have may be… Read more »