For the untrained professional, it’s hard to tell if you clench or grind your teeth during the nighttime hours. Unless—like some of us—you bed partner has brought it to your attention that the grinding noises that come from your mouth at night are as cringeworthy as a nail against a chalkboard, a chronic teeth grinding habit can go undiagnosed for many years, even a lifetime. Referred to with its clinical name, bruxism—translated from the Greek “gnashing of teeth,” with all its delightful literary connotations—can begin to cause serious harm to the teeth, and joints of the jaw if left untreated. Thankfully, the experienced dentists at the office of Perkins and Santoro provide state-of-the-art treatment for bruxism with the use of a customized set of Pasadena, CA 91105 night guards.
Could it really be that simple? Yes, a chronic grinding habit can be miraculously put to bed when you go to bed wearing your 91105 night guards! Ingeniously designed to keep your jaws slightly apart while you sleep, your teeth won’t be close enough to cause harm. The origins of bruxism are shrouded in mystery, with many attributing chronic teeth grinding to anxiety or stress. Regardless of its official causes, its treatment is quite official—and successful. Designed by your dentist, your night guards are tailor-made to comfortably hug every crest and contour of your smile, for a comfortable, healthy fit. If you believe that you’re suffering from bruxism, it’s of the utmost importance that you see your dentist early on. In cases where patients have abnormal bites, or unusually high surfaces to the teeth, additional wear and strain to the teeth, jaws and facial muscles can occur.
For professional evaluation and treatment for chronic teeth grinding, make the office of Perkins and Santoro your destination. Providing treatment in the form of Pasadena, CA 91105 night guards, customized to your bite, you can put an end to your gnashing of teeth, without the ceremony. To schedule your next appointment, contact the good doctor at the number below.