Striving to provide relief for bruxism and jaw pain in the Arlington community
Do you suffer from jaw pain, earaches, headaches and damaged teeth? You may be grinding or clenching your teeth in your sleep. Clinically, this known as bruxism. If your situation is frequent and severe enough, it could cause significant damage to your oral health and your smile. Thankfully, Virginia Dental Center is here to help provide relief.
What causes teeth grinding and clenching?
- Stress or anxiety
- Snoring or sleep apnea
- Abnormal bite
- Crooked or missing teeth
Options for relief:
- Bite appliances
- Stress management
- Compresses to manage jaw swelling
- Alternating which side of your mouth you chew with
- Massaging or stretching exercises to relax your jaw muscles