Do you often wake with unexplained headaches, or do you frequently experience discomfort in your jaw? It is not uncommon to experience both of these symptoms from time to time; however, if you find that you are constantly in a state of discomfort or have headaches daily, you may be suffering from a common condition. If left untreated, this condition can negatively impact your quality of life. Thankfully, we offer treatment options to help improve and eliminate your symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about this condition and the importance of receiving treatment.
Do you often feel discomfort in your face and jaw, especially after eating or speaking for a long time? Have you learned that your teeth are worn down? Have you recently had a tooth that cracked or chipped out of the blue? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be experiencing the effects of bruxism — a common condition in which people grind or clench their teeth. Many patients are surprised to learn they grind their teeth, as it usually happens at night during sleep. Sleep bruxism can be dangerous because it can cause serious damage to your teeth and oral health.