How To Treat Bruxism

Last Updated, April 2017

Ever slept next to a person who suffers from bruxism disorder? If so, you know the experience can be very irritating as the person clenches or grinds teeth through the night.

Bruxism is a disorder that one would not want to experience in any given day. The grinding of the teeth usually happens when the person is subconscious and the neuromuscular are dormant. The disorder is habitual and a person may grind his teeth each and every night.

The grinding eventually causes damage to enamel and the jawbones. One optional treatment is to prescribe a mouth guard for teeth grinding. The teeth guard can be custom made or bought over the counter.

Causes of Bruxism

There are a number of things that have been found to cause Bruxism. These include use of amphetamines, panic at night, anxiety attacks during the day, which then proceed at night when one is sleeping and digestive ailments.

The good news is that bruxism can be reversed if the patient is treated.

Treatment of Bruxism

how to treat bruxismBruxism can be treated and controlled after a carefully analysis of the malady. The sickness can either be treated using electromyography, which is usually done … Read the rest