Don't Let Teeth Grinding Cause Serious Oral Health Issues
If you have a habit of grinding your teeth (bruxism), you may end up wearing down healthy teeth and put yourself at risk for jaw problems and other serious oral health issues. Many patients with teeth grinding habits have TMJ problems and need treatment that restores proper jaw function and improves the bite. If the teeth have already been damaged, we may also need to place crowns or restore your smile with other procedures. Even the most complex cases can be treated by stopping the teeth grinding habit and restoring a misaligned bite.
Common Signs of Teeth Grinding
Dr. Keith Schmidt and Dr. Jay Shires can perform a simple oral evaluation to detect signs of teeth grinding. Both doctors have extensive experience treating TMJ problems and have helped countless patients with bruxism restore their oral health. In many cases, bite alignment, or an occlusal adjustment, is necessary for reducing the effects of bruxism.
Learn more about treatment options that can eliminate your bruxism habits by scheduling your appointment with Dr. Schmidt or Dr. Shires in Towson, MD today.