Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) Treatment

Stop Teeth Grinding in Jacksonville

If you knew your bones were becoming weaker because of a subconscious habit, you would probably do something about it quickly. You may not think excessive teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a big deal, but it can wear down your teeth and lead to several uncomfortable symptoms. Many people clench their teeth in response to stress or frustration, but if you think your teeth grinding habit has become extreme, we can help!

Here at Freedom Village Dental, we can provide a custom-made mouth guard for grinding teeth. It can help relieve or reduce these symptoms that often accompany teeth grinding:

  • Headaches
  • Jaw tightness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Discomfort and/or sensitivity in the teeth
  • Sore jaw, face, and neck muscles
  • Weak tooth enamel
  • Chipped teeth
  • Loose teeth

How We Can Help

Wearing a mouth guard for teeth grinding can provide freedom from the symptoms that are causing you discomfort and fatigue on a daily basis. We can also perform another oral treatment to rectify any problems that have led to teeth grinding. Our team will look closely at your particular situation and provide the best treatment and tips to help improve your health and well-being.

There are several things that can lead to teeth grinding. Understanding what they are may help you to avoid bruxism or at least aid in treatment. The following have all been linked to bruxism:

  • Sleep disorders, sleep talking and snoring
  • Jaw alignment
  • Stress, frustration, and anxiety
  • Tobacco, alcohol, and excessive caffeine

More Comfort Everyday

Here at Freedom Village Dental in Jacksonville, we prioritize the comfort of each of our patients. We want you to feel great in our care, but more importantly, we want you to feel your best on a daily basis. Call today to make an appointment or to learn more about our bruxism treatment.

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