Posts Categorized: Teeth Grinding

Things to Consider if You Grind Your Teeth a Lot

Bruxism, or constant teeth-grinding, is the kind of problem that you can know you have, and yet not realize it’s a problem. After all, most people grind their teeth occasionally, often as a nervous habit or a reaction to stress or anxiety. However, having bruxism means more than just grinding your teeth once in a… Read more »

Could You Have Bruxism? Here’s What You Should Know

If you catch yourself grinding your teeth often, then you might worry that you have bruxism. The act of grinding your teeth itself doesn’t necessarily mean that you do; however, doing so constantly means your risks may be higher than usual. At our Conroe, TX, dental office, we can help you determine if you have… Read more »

Bruxism: Basics, Blunders, And Bettering Your Smile

Have you heard of bruxism disorder? Are you starting to have a sneaking suspicion that this is the issue that might be playing a role in your life and your current not-so-fantastic oral health? If so, our Conroe, TX team thinks you could probably use a quick review of what bruxism really is, why it… Read more »

Why Worry About Bruxism At All?

Don’t lots of people grit and grind their teeth when they stress, you ask yourself? Is it really that big of a deal if you’re someone who clenches your teeth or grinds them? After all, you eat every day and you talk and your teeth are already taking quite a beating, in a sense, so… Read more »

Teeth Grinding: Where’s This Coming From?

Do you grind your teeth in a chronic manner? As in, you don’t occasionally do it on purpose but this is something that’s happening on a consistent basis? If so, recognize that this is called bruxism disorder and requires treatment. Already completely aware and receiving treatment but you’re just not sure about why this is… Read more »

Questions About Bruxism Treatment

Are you already certain that you need bruxism treatment to help prevent damage to your smile? However, are you completely uncertain regarding the details of treatment and whether it’s the best thing for your grinding or clenching? Rest assured, oral appliance therapy is one of the gentlest and most accommodating of treatments, which will help… Read more »

Why You’re Not Beating Bruxism

If you suffer from bruxism, you know that this functional disorder brings with it a slew of nasty symptoms that you would be happy to be rid of forever. The good news is that we offer bruxism treatment to bring relief, while protecting your smile from significant damage (like broken teeth). The bad news is… Read more »

Bruxism Treatment

Dealing with bruxism is not something that you should take lightly. Unfortunately, you may not even realize you’re dealing with this dental disorder until your significant other mentions that you are grinding your teeth or until we recognize symptoms of grinding or clenching. The good news, however, is that once the problem is identified, we… Read more »

Test Your Knowledge of Bruxism

Although common, grinding your teeth is an unhealthy habit that occasionally requires treatment to fix. Many people are unaware of their nightly bruxism sessions until a loved one brings it to their attention. If you find yourself waking with headaches, sore jaw muscles, or other discomfort associated with your mouth, head, or neck, it may… Read more »

Why Grinding Causes Grief for Your Teeth

Obviously calling something a “bad” habit implies a problem, but some tics and habits are more destructive than others. Tapping your fingers on the desk? Annoying. Smacking your gum? Awful. Grinding your teeth? Downright destructive. Whether you realize it or not, your teeth can take a real beating from even the most seemingly harmless behaviors…. Read more »