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Do you wake up in the morning with a sore jaw? The regular grinding or clenching of your teeth (Bruxism) is a very common condition that affects about 40 million people in the U.S.
Bruxism can have serious effects on a patient’s oral health which includes the wearing down of the tooth due to repeated grinding and also a possible development of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ) disorder which causes pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement.
It is important to take steps to treat Bruxism because if left untreated the following conditions could occur:
Dr. Le recommends that the Nightguards be worn on a long-term basis to help prevent tooth damage, help to stabilize the occlusion and prevent TMJ disorder.
Speak to Dr. Le about any concerns you have about bruxism / teeth grinding during your next dental exam.