Bruxism

senior man holding jaw because of bruxism

Do I Have a TMJ Problem If I Have Jaw Pain and Grind My Teeth?

Grinding and clenching of teeth also known as bruxism are at an epidemic level today. Many estimate the incidence to be at least 1/3 of the population. As a practicing dentist who sees these problems daily, I believe the levels are at least 1/3 and probably higher.  Problems with Clenching and Grinding The problems relating …

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3D rendering of teeth showing bruxism

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is commonly discovered after a trip to the dentist because many people don’t realize that they grind or clench their teeth at night until it’s too late. Bruxism is a relatively common condition with several treatments to relieve a variety of symptoms. If you think you may have bruxism, here are some basic facts …

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