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Teeth Grinding

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Do you grind your teeth while you sleep or during the day?

Chronic tooth grinding and clenching (bruxism) affects about thirteen percent of adults and is also prevalent in children and teens. If you’ve noticed soreness in your jaw or neck, dull headaches, tooth pain or sensitivity, or worn enamel, you may be grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw while you sleep or absentmindedly while you’re awake.

At Dentist Paramus, we provide patient-centered, advanced dental treatments and solutions to people of all ages and walks of life. If you think you may have bruxism, our Dentist Paramus teeth-grinding dentists can diagnose the problem and recommend effective treatments to help alleviate the symptoms and restore your oral health.

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What are the symptoms of teeth grinding?

While grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw occasionally is normal and unlikely to cause long-term problems, chronic teeth grinding can be a source of several health problems. Many people dealing with the effects of bruxism are unaware of grinding their teeth until major symptoms begin to appear. Some of the most common symptoms of teeth grinding include: Neck and jaw pain, Weakened enamel, Changes in tooth shape, Broken teeth, Headaches, Migraines, TMJ disorders, Trouble sleeping

If you’re suffering from any of these issues, we can help you determine if teeth grinding is the cause and develop an effective treatment and prevention plan.

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