What Is Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)?

Bruxism is a condition that causes you to subconsciously clench or grind your teeth and this often occurs during sleep. As such, bruxism is considered to be a sleep disorder and people with this condition are more likely to have other, associated sleep disorders such as sleep apnea which causes interrupted breathing. For this reason it’s important to get a proper diagnosis if you think you may have bruxism. Often people with bruxism are completely unaware they clench or grind during the night and may only find out when they are told by a sleeping partner that their tooth grinding is making a horrible noise… Read More: What Is Bruxism? Why is Bruxism Harmful? What Causes Bruxism and Who Can Develop It?

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) Symptoms

Due to the damage caused by bruxism, there are various signs and bruxism symptoms which can indicate this condition. The most frequent include… Read More: Bruxism Symptoms Tooth Grinding & Jaw Clenching

Bruxism Treatment

If you think you might have bruxism then please make an appointment with us. It’s worth making a list of any medications you might be taking, including the dosages. It is also important to detail any symptoms you’re experiencing and the time at which these occur… Read More: Bruxism Treatment Best Treatment for Bruxism Correcting Your Bite or Tooth Alignment Mouth Splints or Mouthguards

Nightguard, Mouthguard for Bruxism

Bruxism is characterized by the teeth being tightly clenched or ground against each other during sleep. The condition can be highly destructive, gradually wearing away teeth, sometimes until they are only stumps. In the worst-case bruxism can cause tooth loss and will also affect any dental restorations such as bridge… Read More: Nightguard, Mouthguard for Bruxism Using Nightguards or Mouthguards to Protect the Teeth against Bruxism Custom Made Mouthguard

Botox for Bruxism, Prevent Grinding & Clenching

Most people will respond extremely well to conventional treatments for bruxism which include the use of night splints or mouthguards. However some will find this treatment not sufficient and need more help. In this case we may recommend the use of Botox… Read More: Botox for Bruxism, Prevent Grinding & Clenching The Procedure for Administering Botox for Bruxism