What to do about Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding can lead to a variety of problems, from headaches to chipped and cracked teeth. It’s important to understand the causes of teeth grinding and the ways to prevent it.

If you are someone who has been diagnosed with bruxism, or teeth grinding, you know the discomfort and pain it can cause.

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is a common issue among adults. It is a habit where a person grinds or clenches their teeth during sleep or while awake. Teeth grinding can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, anxiety, and misalignment of the teeth. Other factors, such as certain medications, sleep disorders, and alcohol consumption, can also contribute to teeth grinding.

The most common symptom of teeth grinding is an aching jaw or facial pain. Other signs include headaches, earaches, and sensitivity to hot or cold foods. Teeth grinding can also lead to damaged teeth, such as cracks and chips.

If you think you may be grinding your teeth, it’s important to see your dentist right away. Your dentist can examine your teeth for signs of damage and recommend treatments to help prevent further damage.

One of the most effective treatments for teeth grinding is a custom-made night guard. This appliance is designed to fit over your teeth, preventing them from grinding against each other.

Your dentist may also recommend relaxation techniques or stress management to reduce the symptoms of teeth grinding.

In some cases, your dentist may suggest a combination of treatments. For example, they may recommend a night guard to be worn during the day, along with relaxation techniques to help reduce stress.

If you are concerned about your teeth grinding, it’s important to talk to your dentist. They can help you find the best treatment plan to reduce the symptoms and protect your teeth from further damage.
With the right treatment, you can reduce the discomfort and pain of teeth grinding and help protect your teeth from further damage.

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