Lingering jaw pain can damper even the brightest spirits. Whether you experience sharp twinges when you yawn or a chronic dull throb throughout the day, the pain associated with TMJ disorder and bruxism (teeth grinding) inhibits your ability to speak and eat normally and can place you in a decidedly negative frame of mind. Your… Read more »
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How a Dental Mouthguard Protects Your Teeth
Oftentimes, people who grind their teeth are unaware that they do so. Because bruxism sufferers tend to grind their teeth during sleep, they are often unaware of the dental damage occuring. Teeth grinding weakens teeth by forcing them to slide against one another, eventually robbing them of enamel and putting them at risk of breaking. Bruxism also strains… Read more »
Can Teeth Grinding Result in Tooth Decay?
It would seem that the real danger of teeth grinding is that it wears teeth down. With teeth wearing down, the risk for structural damage such as cracking or breaking increases. In fact, as your Mansfield TX dentists, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris, note, it is not uncommon for untreated teeth grinding to… Read more »
What Jaw Pain Can Reveal about Your Oral Health
If your jaw is frequently sore, the recurrences of pain may be frustrating to you. However, in many cases, jaw pain is only a symptom of a larger problem. According to your Mansfield TX dentists, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris, bruxism (teeth grinding), while damaging to teeth, also frequently results in a sore… Read more »