Teeth Grinding / Sore Jaw

The Problem (Also Known As)

Tooth Wear/Short Teeth, Headache and Temporal Mandibular Disorder (TMD)

The Cause

Habits of teeth clenching during the day and teeth grinding during the night can be caused by eruption of teeth or everyday stress.
Underlying malocclusion with interferences of normal biting can cause sore jaw too.

Treatment

If the teeth are significantly worn down, it is recommended to have them restored for better functions and appearances.
A well-fitting night guards will be made to protect teeth from the grinding force. Orthodontics treatment might be needed if there is underlying bite problems.

If Left Untreated

Premature loss of tooth enamel and dentine can lead to severe teeth sensitivity and pain. Sleep quality can be greatly affected for light sleepers.
Short, worn-down front teeth make you look older than you are compared to good-sized, healthy teeth.

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(03) 9808 0207

Don’t put up with uncertainty around your oral health.

We’ve seen too many people avoid treatment or opting for temporary fixes, and end up with major surgeries, huge medical bills and losing their teeth.

That doesn’t have to be you.

Contact

147 Middleborough Rd, Box Hill
South VIC 3128, Australia
(03) 9808 0207
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