Bruxism/Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding and clenching, also called 'bruxism", is a very common condition that can be associated with the following issues:

  • abnormal bite
  • alcohol and tobacco use
  • anxiety and stress
  • crooked teeth 
  • missing teeth
  • sleep disorders

Symptoms associated with bruxism:

  • fractured teeth
  • headaches
  • jaw soreness
  • loose teeth
  • painful teeth

Treatments for bruxism:

  • night guard (also known as an "occlusal guard") to protect your teeth during sleep.
  • counseling
  • exercise
  • meditation
  • stress reduction

Our office fabricates night guards to help patients who experience bruxism.  Feel free to contact us.

For more information check Teeth Grinding - American Dental Association (


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