Is your oral health deteriorating due to an unknown disorder such as bruxism? If your teeth or gums show symptoms of damage that cannot be easily be explained, you may be suffering from bruxism. If you would like to know more about bruxism, listed below are some frequently asked questions:
What are the most often seen signs and symptoms of bruxism?
– Bruxism often results in damage to the enamel, flat or worn out teeth, chipped and cracked teeth, earaches, jaw pain, chew marks on the inner cheeks, and indentations on the tongue.
How does bruxism tend to show up?
– Bruxism is an oral health disorder in which a person grinds or gnashes their teeth, often while a person is unconscious or asleep.
What are other disorders commonly linked to bruxism?
– Bruxism is commonly linked to and causes temporomandibular joint disorders in your jaw and is also occasionally seen in individuals who suffer from sleep apnea.
How is bruxism treated?
– Dentist-approved bite plates and night guards are highly effective tools in your battle against bruxism.
Dr. Jason Campbell at Pro Solutions Dental Group wants to ensure your smile shines no matter what condition it is in. If you need to be examined for bruxism, please contact our dentist office in Prescott, Arizona, by calling us at 928-776-1208. Your smile is our business!