What is Bruxism? Bruxism is a dental term used for clenching or grinding your teeth. People suffer from bruxism on a regular basis and it can be troublesome not to mention painful.
Bruxism can cause severe tooth damage and take away tooth structure you can never get back. The potential risks vary from ground down teeth due to grinding that causes you sensitivity and pain to a cracked tooth potentially giving you the need for a root canal and crown… to even losing your tooth. Clenching can give you such intense headaches that typically turn into migraines to massive tmj pain, even neck pain can be caused from bruxism.
Bruxism is not something that can necessarily be cured however, it can be prevented. Luckily our office offers appliances to help cure your symptoms and prevent further tooth damage. The process to get your appliance is simple and requires very little time spent at our office. We start with an impression and a few weeks later your on your way to stopping the bruxism in its tracks.
Why risk your teeth anymore wear and tear… don’t let the pain and discomfort take over your life. Call our office today to get started 480-515-1000.