• Bruxism Treatment with Metro Dental Care

    Bruxism is the clinical term for involuntary teeth grinding and clenching.

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Teeth grinding happens more commonly when sleeping and can be caused by stress, sleep disorders, biting abnormally due to crooked or missing teeth and irritation of the mouth.

Side effects of teeth grinding may include:

  • soreness of the jaw
  • painfull and loose teeth
  • tooth fractues
  • dull headaches
  • mouth irritation
  • allergies
  • misaligned teeth

If teeth grinding is having adverse effects on you or your loved ones, you should strongly consider consulting with one of the dentists at Metro Dental Care about a possible solution to the problem. Whichever dentist you choose, they may recommend that you wear a mouth guard while sleeping or other possible treatments in order to prolong the healthy life of your teeth.