Did you know that if you grind and clench your teeth on a regular basis, then you may need treatment to avoid damage? By diagnosing and treating bruxism, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will help you enjoy a healthier and stronger smile. In today’s blog, we’re looking at our treatment options for addressing bruxism.
The disorder bruxism occurs when people grind and clench their teeth frequently, often on a nightly basis. Unless treated, this constant pressure not only leads to orofacial pain, but damaged teeth. The cracks and chips then lead to further complications. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will discuss how we diagnose and then… Read more »
When some people catch themselves grinding their teeth, they may wonder if it means they have bruxism. Other people may grind their teeth constantly, yet not realize that it’s a problem or know what bruxism even means. The problem with bruxism is that it isn’t always obvious to patients who have it, even if they… Read more »
If you grind your teeth throughout the night, you can leave your jaw joints and muscles feeling sore or tender the next morning. You can also experience pain or sensitivity in your teeth. These sensations can be unpleasant enough for people to start looking into treatment for a teeth grinding habit, a problem known as… Read more »
When you grind your teeth occasionally, there’s usually nothing to worry about. Yet, when you grind your teeth consistently, it may be a sign that you have an actual bruxism problem (chronic teeth-grinding). Bruxism is more common than many people might expect, and for those who have it, it isn’t always easy to detect and… Read more »