Category: Teeth Grinding

Chronic Teeth Grinding And Its Primary Causes

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Your smile is one of your greatest assets, and one that could certainly use a bit of help from time to time. Indeed, there are countless threats out there that can negatively influence your oral health, and some are more common than you might think. While the number one way to stay on top of… Read more »

The Dangers Of Untreated Teeth Grinding

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As your primary dentist, our main goal is to help prioritize your oral health through top-of-the-line dentistry and care. Indeed, traditional issues such as tooth decay and gum disease can cause significant harm to your smile if they are left untreated, but it is also important to recognize that other nontraditional issues such as snoring… Read more »

The Natural Progression From Bruxism

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In our previous blog, our team took a look at the way teeth grinding – also known as bruxism – can result from an obstructed airway, and how this phenomenon can have negative effects on various aspects of your physical health. Indeed, obstructive sleep apnea is not something to take lightly, but that does not… Read more »

The Link Between Bruxism And Sleep Apnea

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) prevents you from obtaining a good night’s rest, and can impact your overall health. Bruxism is a disorder that causes you to grind your teeth frequently enough to damage them. They may seem unrelated, but often there is a direct link between them, which your Houston, TX, dentist will discuss in… Read more »

Looking At Causes Of Bruxism

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The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be exhausting to try and keep up with, let alone without the added complication of sleep issues. Indeed, having to also endure disrupted or insufficient sleep not only impacts your levels of energy and feelings of being rested, but it compounds in terms of making any task… Read more »

Functional Complications From Bruxism

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There is nothing more frustrating than getting a less-than-spectacular night of sleep. Indeed, you may have made all of the right moves: going to bed at a decent time, allowing yourself ample time to fall asleep and receive the much-needed rest, and so on and so forth. Unfortunately, sleeping disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea,… Read more »

Common Causes Of Teeth Grinding

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It goes without saying that your smile faces a number of factors that pose threats to its integrity. As a matter of fact, these concerns begin the moment you are born, and they never truly let up. While tooth decay, infection, disease, and more come to mind, it is also important to consider the not-so-common… Read more »

Ways Teeth-Grinding Harms Your Smile

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It goes without saying that your smile endures a significant amount of wear over the course of your life. After all, nearly everything can be detrimental to your oral health, and it is for this reason that your dentist emphasizes the importance of an effective preventive dental routine. Even still, decay and infection might be… Read more »

Are You Affected By Bruxism?

Nothing is worse than a restless night of sleep, as it can have a significant impact on your daily function and routine. What’s more, the source of your restless slumber could be related to a dangerous sleeping disorder or nighttime teeth-grinding. Without proper treatment or assessment, your health can become at risk down the line…. Read more »

When Chronic Teeth Grinding Causes Jaw Dysfunction

Just as snoring is not necessarily indicative of a bigger concern to many, teeth grinding can be often overlooked as an important problem. In other words, many individuals view concerns such as decay or infection caused by oral bacteria to be the biggest threat to their grins, but for others, that threat shows itself in… Read more »