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Bruxism Treatment

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding - Teeth Clenching) Treatment

Meanwhile, the most common dental grinding disease manifests itself in 2 ways. The first is the disease that occurs by pressing the lower jaw to the upper jaw and moving the lower jaw back and forth, right and left. The second one is the error caused by the strong pressing of the lower jaw to the upper jaw, which is called jaw tightening. Both are called bruxism. The most important reason for tooth clenching is stress and the most important reason for tightening is anger.

Bruxism (teeth grinding) disease sometimes occur at times when we zone out while awake, but mostly during sleep and most patients do not notice it is happening. Usually during the check-up, the damage to the tooth enamel, erosion of the teeth, disorders of the oral structure, oral and tongue sores and pain of the jaw joints, continuous headaches, continuous back pain and neck pain is realized. The disease, if it is recognized in the early stages, is easier to treat than the later stages. It is a very dangerous disease which may bring with it many problems if left untreated.

Jaw Joint Treatment

As the jaw joint is close to the spine in the neck and the teeth in the mouth, disturbances in these areas can easily affect the jaw joint and cause complaints. On average, a person uses jaw joint around 2 thousand times a day during chewing, swallowing, breathing and speaking. The movements of the lower jaw are formed by the joint movement of the neck and jaw muscles. The lower jaw bone can move down, up, forward and sideways. Disruption of this order may also be a precursor to a disorder that had occurred or may occur in the jaw joint.