Category: Bruxism/TMJ Disorder

Take Precautions Against TMJ Disorder

Woman suffering jaw ache

Teaching your little ones the importance of caring for their smile is essential for establishing adequate preventive dental routines. As a matter of fact, this process lays the foundation for a healthier, lifelong smile. Though it is important to teach children about the dangers of tooth decay and other bacteria-related issues, you should also take… Read more »

Resolving Problems Created By Bruxism

There are real risks that you can expose yourself to by not discussing bruxism with your dentist. The trouble with teeth grinding and clenching is that it can both wear down your enamel to hurt your smile and create problems for the health and alignment of your jaw. At our Richfield, MN dentist’s office, we… Read more »

When TMJ Disorder Affects Your Daily Life

When you have issues with jaw pain on a daily basis, or even throughout the day, let your dentist know! The reason for this discomfort could be due to a problem with uneven jaw movement. If your joint movements are not aligned properly, mounting stress can affect them, which can lead to persistent pain in… Read more »

Issues Connected To Nightly Teeth Grinding

If you often wake up with sore or sensitive teeth, experience soreness or stiffness in your face and jaw, and notice changes in your smile because of wear and tear, you should know that bruxism could be the cause. Over time, if you let this problem go unaddressed, it can lead to worsening discomfort and… Read more »

How to Tell if You Actually Have Bruxism

There may be times when you catch yourself clenching your teeth together. It’s a natural, sometimes nervous reaction, and when it occurs every once in a while, it doesn’t necessarily pose a threat to healthy teeth. However, when you grind your teeth constantly and seemingly for no reason, it’s often an indication that you have… Read more »