is an abnormal oral condition where you subconsciously clench teeth or grind teeth or both clench and grind teeth. It can happen during the day working or while sleeping. If not addressed, this condition can lead to several problems in the head and teeth area, such as frequent headaches, severely worn out enamel, very sensitive teeth, tooth pain, chipped tooth, cracked tooth, TMJ problems, and loss of facial height which makes the person look older than he is.
Causes of bruxism.
The dentist can properly diagnose bruxism during regular check-up visits. Bruxism is a condition that can be alleviated but cannot be reversed.
Your dentist will take the impression of your teeth, measure the position of your facial muscles and teeth position, then have it mounted and analyzed by the speciality professional dental lab, then using the analyzed dtarestoring the positionl he most harmonious for both the teeth and the muscles. It will be followed by adjustment of certain teeth directly in your mouth to allow facial muscles into a more relaxed state and work with your teeth again.
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