Category: Bruxism

Mansfield TX Dentists Quiz You on TMD

TMD, or a temporomandibular joint disorder, refers to a condition that occurs in the jaw joints (temporomandibular joints, or TMJs). These joints are used numerous times throughout the day in chewing, speaking, drinking, and even breathing. However, even though they are very active, the TMJs are rather delicate, responding poorly to stress. But just how… Read more »

Mansfield, TX Dentist Reports: Detecting Your Teeth Grinding Habit

Many people who grind their teeth, don’t have any recollection of having such a tendency. Additionally, teeth grinding (or bruxism) can cause facial pain and worn-down teeth. Thankfully, Dr. S. Blair Jones, your Mansfield, TX dentist has the knowledge and skill to detect the disorder and provide treatment to offer his patients optimum relieve. Do… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists: Identify and Treat Bruxism

Think teeth grinding only causes minimal problems for your teeth? You couldn’t be more wrong. If you consistently grind your teeth, you may suffer from a condition called bruxism. Grinding one’s teeth can lead to tooth sensitivity which could negatively impact the way you eat. This could also lead to Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) can lead… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists Discuss TMD and Bruxism

Many people suffer from a condition known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD). One common cause of TMD involves grinding or clenching teeth. As the holiday season approaches, more and more people could experience increased levels of stress and anxiety. Your Mansfield dentists, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris, discuss how they can diagnose and treat TMD. What… Read more »