Category: Bruxism/Teeth-Grinding

Is Bruxism Ruining Your Quality Of Rest?

If you often wake up with headaches, earaches, and a feeling of fatigue, something may be disrupting your sleep. Snoring and sleep apnea are often the culprits behind your rest being interrupted, but this could also be due to conditions like bruxism. Sunny Smiles Dentistry in El Paso, TX, can examine your concerns and help… Read more »

Is Teeth Grinding a Big Deal?

Bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding or clenching, is a prevalent but often overlooked dental issue that can have significant consequences on oral health. It is characterized by the involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth, often occurring during sleep but also manifesting during waking hours. While occasional teeth grinding may not pose a severe threat,… Read more »

Sunny Smiles Can Solve Your Bruxism

If you grind your teeth while sleeping, you could threaten your oral health. It can be easy to prevent problems like cavities and gum disease with a consistent hygiene routine, but when it comes to bruxism, you may need another solution to help you. Patients tend to do this as they sleep and are unaware… Read more »

Feeling Tired Before Noon? Talk To Our Team

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If you find that you are exhausted before lunchtime, it may be a sign that you have a common sleep disorder. Two of the most common of these relate to oral health, and these can become real problems for your rest. Even more, they can become serious issues for your lasting oral health, so if… Read more »

Embrace The Day With Better Sleep

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If you struggle to make it to lunchtime without feeling exhausted, it may be a sign that you have a common sleep disorder related to your oral health. Two of the five most common of these conditions center around the function of your mouth and your throat, and they can make it difficult to enjoy… Read more »

Oral Appliance Therapy Protects Teeth From Grinding

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Are you concerned about wear and tear on your smile from constant grinding? Do you wake up each morning with feelings of restlessness or soreness in your face and jaw muscles? Both of these conditions arise from involuntary movement of the jaw as you sleep at night. If this is your case, we could design… Read more »

Better Sleep with a Nightguard

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Do you often wake up feeling as if you haven’t slept well, experiencing teeth sensitivity or jaw pain? At Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry, we look forward to helping you achieve a better night’s sleep by making you a custom-fit nightguard. These are oral devices designed to promote a restful night’s sleep, protect your teeth, and alleviate… Read more »

Signs You Should Look Into TMJ Therapy

When TMJ disorder is not being properly managed, it can have a significant effect on your quality of life. The stress and strain on your jaw can become a recurring issue, one that causes you to feel discomfort in your face, head, and neck. The longer it takes you to deal with this problem, the… Read more »

TMJ Disorder And Teeth Grinding Issues

How can you tell if you need to do something about poor joint alignment? When you struggle with TMJ disorder, there are several uncomfortable warning signs. They include problems with joint stiffness and pain, trouble with your bite movement, and headache issues. These are not all that you have to worry about. Many people experience… Read more »

How TMJ Therapy Works As A Response To Teeth Grinding

The trouble you have with jaw movement and alignment can lead to pain and stiffness, the onset of awkward clicking or popping noises when your jaw moves, and even difficulties with headaches and other discomforts. What you should know is that these problems also make you vulnerable to persistent teeth grinding. Nighttime grinding wears down… Read more »