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Teeth Grinding Treatment

If you continually wake up with a sore jaw and experience other symptoms such as tooth sensitivity, you may be grinding your teeth in your sleep. If left untreated, teeth grinding can lead to tooth damage, headache, jaw pain and other negative effects. Fortunately, East Bentleigh Dental Group offers a number of teeth grinding treatment options to prevent grinding teeth in sleep. If you suspect you might be grinding your teeth, make an appointment with us today for effective relief.

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.

What Causes 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.

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How Can You Tell You’re Grinding Your Teeth?

If you’re grinding your teeth in sleep, you may experience:

  • Unexplained damage to your teeth
  • A painful jaw that’s worse in the mornings
  • Headaches
  • Increased tooth sensitivity

If you notice any of these signs, make an appointment to discover the teeth grinding treatments available.

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Teeth Grinding Treatment Options

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:

  • Custom mouthguards − Worn at night, a special bite splint mouthguard designed for your mouth can absorb the impact of your grinding and prevent damage to your teeth
  • Relaxation techniques − If stress is causing your teeth grinding, you may be recommended relaxation techniques to practice at night before going to bed
  • Muscle relaxants − Muscle relaxants may be prescribed to help relax the muscles in the jaw and prevent teeth grinding
  • Injectables − Injectables can help to relax tense, painful facial muscles, leading to a reduction in teeth grinding

Experience Relief from Teeth Grinding Today

If you’re seeking relief from the painful symptoms of teeth grinding, make an appointment with East Bentleigh Dental Group today.