Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?

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Here is the Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center guide to treating teeth grinding.

Understand
Most teeth grinding will occur while sleeping. Regular teeth grinding might lead to a sore jaw or headaches in the mornings. While anxiety or stress can be contributors, they are not the only reasons that grinding may appear, as it can also be related to an abnormal bite, missing or crooked teeth.

Visit the Dentist
Bruxism is the medical term for grinding teeth. It can be identified by Drs. Adam Almeida through an oral examination of jaw tenderness and abnormalities in the teeth. Discuss a possible nightguard for teeth grinding.

Get Control
Tooth grinding can result in oral damage and pain. Here at Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center we support oral health in many ways. Here are some suggestions that may help:

  1. Control caffeine or alcohol intake as these may increase tooth grinding.
  2. Avoid gum and prohibit pen or pencil chewing. This benefits the jaw as it keeps the jaw from clenching repeatedly.
  3. Allow the jaw to relax, and practice this through calming activities such as meditation.

Every individual in our community from Denver to Lone Tree deserves a good night’s sleep as well as a pain-free, headache-free morning.

It’s no problem to come down to our office at 8683 E Lincoln Ave Ste 200, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124 and consult with Drs. Almeida about this or any other dental concern. Call 720-306-8057 today to schedule an appointment.

We are devoted to healthy, happy patients. A beautiful, confident smile allows full, honest interaction with others. Don’t live with pain. Consider the benefits of cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, or dental implants. Ask about teeth whitening, dental bridges, sedation dentistry, porcelain crowns, or porcelain veneers. Your needs are essential to us.

Contact our warm and comfortable staff at 303-858-9000 and discover a trustworthy practice that offers vital knowledge and the highest quality of care.

 

Contact Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center:

303-858-9000

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

8683 E Lincoln Ave Ste 200
Lone Tree, Colorado
80124

 

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