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Teeth Grinding

We Can Help You with Teeth Grinding in Mansfield, TX

Do you grind or clench your teeth at night? This is called bruxism, & it can lead to serious negative effects on your oral health. Some of the symptoms linked to bruxism include: cracked & fractured teeth, wearing away of teeth & jaw, TMJ dysfunction & chronic headaches. Yes, even headaches can be caused by teeth grinding. If you wake up in the mornings & you have a sore jaw or intense headaches, it might be a case of bruxism.

At Creekside Family Dental, we help many of our patients who suffer from bruxism. Because night time teeth grinding can have disastrous effects on your teeth & jaw, it is recommended that you get a mouthguard that you can wear at night while you sleep.

Many people who suffer from excessive teeth grinding buy their mouthguards over the counter, but these are usually less effective than mouthguards that are custom-made for your mouth. At Creekside Family Dental in Mansfield, TX, we can provide a mouthguard perfectly designed to fit your mouth. This will fit much more comfortably & securely than a generic mouthguard bought in a store.

Our mouthguards are also much more durable than generic alternatives. Because they are a perfect fit, there will be less wear & tear by your teeth over time. In addition, our mouthguards are made of extremely strong materials & can last up to ten years.

If you suspect you are suffering from nighttime teeth grinding, please call us for an appointment. We can examine your teeth & let you know if it is likely that you have bruxism. We can then create a custom mouthguard that will protect your teeth & decrease your amount of headaches. All you need to do is call 817-473-9501 or use our convenient online form to set up your first appointment!