Category: Bruxism/Teeth-Grinding

Restoring Teeth That Are Chipped Or Cracked Due To Bruxism

Every time you bite into something, you put demands on your teeth. The friction that occurs during biting and chewing is inevitable, and because of this, you can expect to see some wear and tear on your smile over time. However, a person who is dealing with bruxism can see degrees of wear and tear… Read more »

The Connection Between Bruxism and TMJ Disorder

Your smile is made of many different parts, each of which has to work together with all the others for your bite to function properly. In some cases, one or more issues can affect one or more parts of your bite to cease functioning correctly, or to become overactive and lead to a host of… Read more »

A Few Signs that You Could Be Experiencing Bruxism

If you wake up with a headache more mornings than you don’t, then there could be a variety of possible reasons why. If those headaches are accompanied by sore teeth, aching jaw muscles, and more, then it’s most likely because of a dental health issue, such as bruxism. At our El Paso, TX, dental office,… Read more »

Do You Grind Your Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

Do you notice yourself grinding your teeth repeatedly throughout the day, or as you drift off to sleep at night? Do your teeth feel extra sensitive even though you don’t have a cavity or any visible tooth damage? For patients in El Paso, TX, excessive teeth-grinding is a serious concern that could lead to a… Read more »

Is Grinding Your Teeth Something You Should Worry About?

If you’ve ever caught yourself grinding your teeth and didn’t develop any serious dental issues because of it, then you might scoff at the idea of teeth-grinding being a serious threat. However, when you grind your teeth constantly (a condition known as bruxism), it might be one of the more impactful and immediate threats to… Read more »

In Case You Grind Your Teeth Too Much

Everyone grinds their teeth occasionally, but like all things, doing it too much can prove more harmful than you realize. Bruxism is a condition in which you constantly grind your teeth together, most often at night, and you may not always be able to stop yourself. Over time, the incessant pressure and friction can wear… Read more »

What Happens When You Grind Your Teeth?

Your teeth do a lot. They tear and mash your food into easy-to-digest chunks; they can express your joy when you flash them in a smile; and they help you enunciate your words clearly when you speak. In some cases, teeth also constantly grind against each other, which unlike routine biting and chewing, can wear… Read more »