Teeth Grinding – Is There a Solution
Teeth grinding is excessive contact forceful biting of teeth mostly subconsciously and more commonly during sleep.
It can cause multiple problems like shortening of teeth due to rapid wear , sensitivity, fracture , gum recession , tired jaw feeling and headaches
Stressful lifestyle, lack of sleep and faulty dental treatment can Trigger teeth grinding
Protective night guard / splint therapy, tooth adjustments, dietary changes , postural , emotional and lifestyle modifications are suggested for managing Teeth grinding
Minimally invasive bonded ceramic and composite restorations can be used to restore moderate tooth loss due to grinding
Unchecked teeth grinding may progress and require extensive dental treatment like full mouth rehabilitation, complete extraction and or implant rehabilitation