Posts Categorized: Bruxism

Do You Wake Up with Sore Cheeks and Temples?

illustration of woman experiencing pain in temples

Some people experience pain and tension in their facial regions after waking up. Sleep is supposed to rejuvenate your mind and body after a long day of work or school. Unfortunately, some people wake up with even more tension and pain. Headaches, dizziness, earaches, and jaw pain experienced immediately after waking are often closely associated… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Wearing Down? We Can Help!

Teeth Wearing Done due to Night-time grinding, chronic bruxism Bruxism, clenching or gnashing of teeth is common to everyone.  Although everyone has some tooth on tooth wear, the amount of manifested tooth structure loss varies dramatically.  Tooth on tooth contact and the subsequent loss of tooth structure or volume is called attrition.  Tooth attrition can… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry when You Have Bruxism

Smile improvement is something that most of us consider at some point in our lives. With today’s advanced techniques and dental technologies, more people can enjoy that improvement. However, some things can affect your smile’s appearance without you realizing it, or can impact the success of your cosmetic dental treatment. For instance, if you have… Read more »

Why Ignoring Bruxism Is Hazardous

It’s easy to ignore the fact that you’re grinding your teeth when you’re stressed or angry. It’s just as easy to miss it when you experience bruxism, which describes consistently grinding your teeth. The trouble with ignoring bruxism is that the persistent friction and grinding can make your teeth weak and sensitive, wearing them down… Read more »

The Trouble with Grinding Your Teeth

Some things are obviously a threat to your dental health. Eat too much sugar, for instance, and you’re more likely to get a cavity. Smoke cigarettes and you’ll be at a much higher risk for cavities, gum disease, and much worse. However, there are times when the greatest threat to your dental health isn’t so… Read more »