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Bruxism Treatment to Relieve Pain

Bruxism is the technical term for unconscious grinding and clenching of teeth. Many patients experience bruxism only while sleeping, but others grind and clench their teeth all day long. Bruxism may seem like a relatively harmless bad habit, but when left untreated, it can lead to any number of adverse effects on oral and overall health. At Torbram Dental, our experienced dentists and knowledgeable team offer a variety of treatment options to repair teeth damaged by bruxism and preventive services to keep smiles whole and healthy. If you grind or clench your teeth at night, don’t risk damaging your oral health one day longer. Contact our team to find out more or schedule an appointment today.

Bruxism Causes & Side Effects

There is no one specific cause of bruxism, but some of the reasons patients are said to experience bruxism include:

Whatever the causes of bruxism, it’s essential to patients’ oral health that we begin treatment as quickly as possible. Our dentists or hygienists may notice the indicators of bruxism during dental checkups, but we encourage patients to contact us right away if they experience any of the common side effects of teeth grinding listed below:

Treatment for Bruxism

Treatments for teeth grinding are as varied as the causes of this oral health issue. Once patients have been diagnosed with bruxism, our skilled dentists develop an ongoing treatment plan to repair any damage that occurs, and we work with patients to determine the underlying causes and begin working toward breaking the habit. Patients with bruxism may undergo some combination of the following treatments: