If you clench your teeth at night, you could be suffering from bruxism. Bruxism could be preventing you from having the sleep you need to keep your body healthy. Here at Edward B. Miller, DDS in Duncanville, Texas, our team is proud to help you with your oral health, which is why we are happy to talk to you about bruxism.
Bruxism is a condition that causes you to clench your jaw or grind your teeth at night as you sleep. This condition is common and could cause serious harm to your teeth over time. There are many causes of bruxism such as stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, abnormal bites, or even missing teeth. These causes are common things like stress, which is something that afflicts most people each day.
The good news about bruxism is it can be treated. Dr. Edward B. Miller is trained to help you identify if you have bruxism and how to treat it properly for your unique situation. Depending on your trigger for bruxism could depend on which treatment option is best for you.
If you have questions about your oral health, or think you might have bruxism, please call us today at 972-298-6131. Our friendly and professional team can set up an appointment, so you can get the help you need with the rest you need.