Posts Categorized: Bruxism

Putting An End To Chronic Jaw Pain

Chronic jaw pain, and a lessened ability to bite, chew, and speak comfortably, could be the consequence of TMJ dysfunction. If your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) come out of their proper alignment, it can lead to operational difficulties. You can also experience headaches, and pain in your face and neck – this is because your jaw… Read more »

Grinding Your Teeth At Night Can Lead To Dental Damage

When you wake up in the morning, you should feel refreshed. If you are dealing with bruxism, you may be more likely to wake up feeling pain. People with bruxism tend to grind their teeth while they sleep, which means potentially awakening to soreness in their teeth, face, and jaw. While this can be enough… Read more »

Dental Damage from Bruxism and TMJ Disorder

If you visit your dentist regularly, then you are probably aware that there a more dental issues that can afflict your mouth than most people are aware of. While caring for your teeth and gums should be an integrated part of your daily routine, there are other considerations for the health of your mouth, such… Read more »

Bruxism and TMJ Disorder: Connecting The Dots

If you suffer from bruxism, you are not only placing your teeth at high risk of future damage. You are also placing the surrounding structures that partially compose – and support – your oral cavity and smile at risk. For instance, you may suffer from jaw joint discomfort – commonly known as TMJ disorder –… Read more »

Are you Grinding your Teeth at Night?

The medical term for teeth grinding (which is a condition that effects millions of Americans) is bruxism. Sheridan dentists, Dr. Cody Coon, Dr. Justin Coon, and Dr. Donald Coon diagnose bruxism by checking your teeth, bite, and jaw position for signs of chronic grinding at each dental six month dental checkup. If you have questions… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist Talks about Teeth Grinding in Children

Stress is something that we try to believe only afflicts us as we reach adulthood. Why should children be worried? Life is handed to them, right? In an idealistic world, children would be carefree, skipping, jumping, running, and playing their free time away. Unfortunately, school, social, and familial demands along with poor nutrition have made… Read more »

Is Your Nighttime Habit Destroying Your Oral Health?

A lot of factors can threaten your oral health, from poor oral hygiene to eating too much of certain foods. In some cases, genetics may even play a role in your risk of developing oral health issues. Sometimes, however, you can be your oral health’s worst enemy through habits that prove detrimental to your teeth… Read more »