Do you clench your jaws or grind your teeth during times of stress? If you do, you may have a condition called bruxism, and often it happens as you sleep.
Teeth grinding can be caused not just by stress and anxiety but by sleep disorders, an abnormal bite or teeth that are missing or crooked. The symptoms include:
- dull headaches
- jaw soreness
- teeth that are painful or loose
- minor cracks on teeth
- fractured teeth
If you’re suffering from these symptoms, contact Dr. Barsamian right away. We can fit you with a special mouth guard to protect your teeth during sleep, which will help to prevent or reduce future restorative procedures.