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Do You Have Bruxism?

If you often wake up with jaw pain, earaches, or headaches, or if you find yourself clenching or grinding your teeth, you may have a common condition called “bruxism.” Many people do not even know that they grind their teeth, as it often occurs when one is sleeping. If not corrected, bruxism can lead to broken teeth, cracked teeth, or even tooth loss.

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Treat Bruxism with Nightguards

There is an easy, non-invasive treatment for bruxism: nightguards. Nightguards are an easy way to prevent the wear and damage that teeth-grinding causes over time. Custom-made by your dentist from soft material to fit your teeth, a nightguard is inserted over your top or bottom arch and prevents contact with the opposing teeth.

Keep Your Smile Healthy for Longer

The team at Anfenson and Associates, DDS is happy to examine and recommend the proper course of action to help you regain your confidence. Reach out to our office by calling 847-253-0195 at your earliest convenience!