Category: Teeth grinding

Treating Your Jaw Clenching Habit With A Custom Guard

Moreno Valley, CA, Bruxism

What habits help you protect your teeth from wear and tear? By brushing and flossing each morning, you remove deposits of oral bacteria that form plaque and tartar. Combining this daily activity with regular dental checkups helps prevent gum disease and tooth decay to preserve your smile’s healthy material. However, what can you do to… Read more »

Recognizing And Addressing Issues With Teeth Grinding

How worried should you be if you think you are grinding your teeth while you sleep? Is this just a cause of discomfort, or is it something that can significantly impact your well-being? In time, an unresolved problem with teeth grinding can hurt your smile, create problems with your bite, and even cause chips and… Read more »

Address Stress-Related Teeth Grinding To Protect Your Teeth

By properly managing stress, you can have an easier time maintaining good mental and physical health. You might not realize it, but your relationship to stress can also impact your smile. One physical response to stress that you can experience is a tendency to grind or clench your teeth. If this has started to become… Read more »

Protecting Your Smile By Addressing Nightly Teeth Grinding

Is your smile currently vulnerable to dental damage? Tooth enamel is remarkably strong, and capable of staying in good condition even through years of biting and chewing. However, certain behaviors can put you at greater risk for chipped or cracked teeth. One problem you should know about is nightly teeth grinding, a problem often referred… Read more »

Save the Grinding for Coffee Beans and Give your Teeth a Break

 at Riverside Dental Group, help patients dealing with teeth grinding through education and treatment. The Basics of Bruxism Habitual (even if it’s subconscious) clenching and grinding of teeth can cause severe tension in your jaw and mouth. Offshoots of a condition like bruxism include headaches, soreness, loose