Dr. Shaileshkumar Bhatt provides bruxism and clenching treatment in Victorville, California, to help you improve your oral health and smile. Bruxism (teeth grinding) and teeth clenching can cause significant damage to your teeth, oral health and smile if left untreated. We invite you to call Victorville Family Dentistry at 760-245-7800 to schedule a consultation with our dentist and find out more about treatments for bruxism and clenching.
Bruxism is a common dental condition. While it is more common at night, teeth grinding and clenching can occur at any time and for any number of reasons. For example, you may grind and clench your teeth due to stress or due to a bad bite. Regardless of why you grind and clench, the result is damage to your teeth and smile. Bruxism and clenching contributes to a number of dental problems, including:
- Broken, chipped and fractured teeth
- Teeth that are worn down
- Gum recession
- Broken oral appliances
- Headaches and migraines
- Earaches and ear ringing
- Sore jaw joints
- TMJ disorders
- Tension and pain in the head, neck and shoulders
- Pain and tightness in your jaw muscles
When you visit Victorville Family Dentistry, we will evaluate your mouth to determine which type of treatment will be most effective for you. Treatments range from relaxation exercises to the use of oral appliances that prevent your teeth from touching each other. After your bruxism and teeth clenching has been brought under control, our dentist will be able to provide you with restorative treatments to improve your teeth and smile.
Give us a call today to set up an appointment with our dentist and learn more about bruxism treatment. We look forward to helping you care for your smile.