Also known as bruxism, teeth grinding is a common affliction that can cause moderate discomfort to the lives of sufferers. Brought about by the grinding of teeth in sleep, painful symptoms can affect the jaw and teeth, making it difficult to talk, chew and speak. But with teeth grinding treatment from East Bentleigh Dental Group, you can minimise damage and experience relief from the pain and discomfort caused by teeth grinding.
Teeth grinding can be caused by a range of different factors, including biological, psychological and external factors. This means everything from genetics and personality traits through to smoking and drinking alcohol can lead to the grinding of teeth in sleep. Stress is also a common factor. Your dentist can help to determine what the likely cause of your teeth grinding is and suggest lifestyle changes to minimise its occurrence.
If you’re grinding your teeth in sleep, you may experience:
If you notice any of these signs, make an appointment to discover the teeth grinding treatments available.
At East Bentleigh Dental Group, we offer a range of treatments to help prevent teeth grinding and alleviate its negative effects on the teeth and jaw. Available options include:
If you’re seeking relief from the painful symptoms of teeth grinding, make an appointment with East Bentleigh Dental Group today. Call us on (03) 9575 1100 or fill out the contact form below.