Treatment for Teeth-Grinding (Bruxism)
When you grind your teeth during the day, it’s easy to stop once you notice that you’re doing it. But when you do it at night, you won’t know unless your sleeping partner tells you about it, or until your dentist notices the signs during your dental examination. Bruxism describes the unconscious tendency to grind one’s teeth, usually at night, and it can gradually wear down your teeth’s chewing surfaces and weaken their structures if not treated. Treating bruxism often means wearing a custom-designed mouthguard while you sleep to protect your teeth from grinding against each other at night. If your teeth are worn or damaged, Dr. Bellisario or Dr. Pizzi can recommend restorative dentistry to fix them after your bruxism has been addressed.
If you suffer from chronic teeth grinding, then find out how custom bruxism treatment can help treat it and relieve your discomfort. To schedule a consultation, call our dental office in Del Mar, California, today at 858-755-0187.