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What is Bruxism ?

What is Teeth Grinding ?

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During teeth grinding, a very high pressure is transmitted to the teeth and jaws, therefore, prolonged teeth grinding; It can cause facial pain, neck pain, pain in the ear, headaches and discomfort in the jaw joint.

What is Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) ?

Bruxism is the involuntary rubbing of the upper and lower teeth against each other. It is commonly referred to as "teeth grinding" in daily use or among the public. It is more common in individuals with orthodontic tooth alignment disorders and malocclusions, and in children with allergy and asthma problems.

How is Teeth Grinding Treated ?

After being examined by our Joint Specialist, Joint Surgeon Specialist, Jaw Orthopedics and Orthodontist Specialist at Dentapolitan Oral and Dental Health Polyclinic, diagnosis and planning is made for your treatment. Following the use of joint splints, planning is made and drug treatment, intra-articular washing (arthrocentesis) or orthodontic treatment is recommended when necessary.

What are the Causes of Teeth Grinding ?

  • The most important reason is orthodontic tooth misalignment and erroneous bites,
  • Daily stresses,
  • It can also be seen in diseases such as asthma and allergies at a young age.

What Causes Teeth Grinding in the Mouth, Teeth and Surrounding Tissues ?

If bruxism is not treated, many problems such as abrasion of tooth hard tissues, fracture of teeth, hypersensitivity, problems in gingival tissues (such as gingival recession), sagging in the teeth, pain in the head and neck region, problems in the jaw joint, restriction in opening and closing the mouth, locking of the jaw can occur. we can meet.