Category: Bruxism/TMJ

A Custom Appliance To Treat TMJ And Bruxism

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When you have issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism, you could experience painful symptoms in your face, head, and jaw, and could even develop damaged teeth too. But our team can offer a treatment to protect the smile, one that employs a simple and comfortable oral appliance. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS, dentist talks… Read more »

The Link Between Bruxism & TMJ Disorder

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If you suffer from unexplained and persistent headaches, it could be a sign of TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorder, also known as TMD. While this may be the cause of your pain, it can be difficult to identify without the help of a professional. Because of this, TMD is particularly frustrating, as headaches without a knowable… Read more »

Understanding The Effects Of TMJ Disorder

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Grinding your teeth is a complicated phenomenon, especially in its early stages. First, you must monitor it and make sure that it is not a chronic concern as opposed to a one-off experience. Moreover, many people might not even be aware that they are affected in the earlier stages, as it occurs when a person… Read more »

Don’t Let Bruxism Damage Your Smile

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Maintaining a healthy, full, and complete smile is a goal that most all of us should have. After all, your oral structures are much more than just something to look at, and they serve an essential role when it comes to completing a host of routine tasks. Though they might be some of the strongest… Read more »

Is Bruxism Damaging Your Teeth?

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For years you have taken strides to stay on top of your oral health and keep your teeth strong. For instance, your preventive routine is probably something that has become second nature, especially since it is the same routine you have followed day in and day-out. Indeed, brushing and flossing certainly lay the foundation for… Read more »

How To Address Chronic Teeth Grinding

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Do you ever wake up in the morning with a sore or tense jaw? Have your teeth felt a bit more sensitive lately? If you answered yes to either of these two questions, it could be possible that you are experiencing bruxism. Indeed, teeth grinding can be a troubling phenomenon, both in the short term… Read more »

Are You Experiencing Bruxism?

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Have you ever awoken from slumber to the tense and painful feeling of a sore jaw? How about experiencing complications with opening your mouth fully or performing routine tasks such as biting, chewing, and eating? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you may be experiencing a symptom of bruxism. Indeed, teeth… Read more »

TMJ Is A Major Pain!

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Taking care of your oral health means more than just attending a checkup every once in a while. As a matter of fact, your teeth and other oral structures require consistency and thoughtful care if it is going to last you a lifetime. Sometimes, however, oral bacteria, a dental emergency, or some other factor may… Read more »

Major Causes of Chronic Bruxism Concerns

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Taking care of your smile is a process that is much more involved than you might have initially expected. While you may believe that brushing your teeth is all that is necessary for maintaining excellent overall oral health, the truth of the matter is that various oral components can negatively influence your smile, and your… Read more »

Affected By Teeth Grinding?

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It goes without saying that your smile is constantly facing the influence of various bacteria, germs, infections, and more. On their own, these issues contribute to a large number of issues that can develop and spread. What’s more? They are far from the only concerns, however, and even the types of foods and beverages you… Read more »