Have you noticed that your teeth are worn or chipped? Do you wake up with pain in the jaw or face? If so, you could be grinding your teeth while you sleep without even realizing it. Plano, TX dentist Dr. Jacob Grapevine is highly trained and experienced to treat teeth grinding and repair damaged teeth.
What is Bruxism?
Bruxism, or teeth grinding, affects millions of people, a condition in which you clench or grind teeth. A mild case of teeth grinding may not require treatment, but chronic, long term teeth grinding can lead to serious problems including jaw disorders requiring TMJ treatment, headaches and damaged teeth.
“Some of my teeth were also starting to show signs of excessive wear due to the increased unconscious clenching and grinding. It was not until Dr. Grapevine examined how I closed my mouth that we realized everything was out of alignment. Dr. Grapevine suggested treating my problems with Invisalign. I also wear an upper and lower retainer while sleeping, and these help to force my jaw to relax and prevent any grinding. I’m very thankful for Dr. Grapevine and his staff. My treatment went as smooth as possible, and I know I will be enjoying the fantastic results for a long, long time.”
– Catherine R.