Treatment for Bruxism
Updated on Monday 03rd April 2017
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Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding, a disorder which happens voluntary or involuntary. Such problem is usually connected to psychologic issues, according to research in this area and fortunately, it can be treated. Our dentists in Dubai can offer complete and correct information about the treatments for bruxism. We remind that patients with tooth loss can receive dental treatments in Dubai.
The meaning of bruxism
There are many people who clench or grind their teeth from different reasons like anxiety or stress. Such habits appear during the sleep if there are crooked or missing teeth involved, without the individual being aware of grinding the teeth. If you wake up with a headache or jaw pain it means that you might suffer from bruxism. According to specialists, grinding the teeth may lead to tooth loss or tooth fracture, severe cases where the Dubai dentist can suggest dental bridges and crowns, dental implants or root canal treatments to repair the denture.
Our modern dental clinics in Dubai are properly equipped with the latest technology in dentistry, where our dentists can recommend particular types of treatments for bruxism. The dentist in Dubai can offer complete details about this severe dental problem and besides that, he can offer different treatments, according to the status of your denture.
Available treatments in Dubai for bruxism
It is true, most people are not aware that they grind their teeth and they sense different toothaches in the morning without knowing why. This is a strong reason why you should see the dentist who can settle a diagnosis and a treatment plan. Bruxism may be caused by stress and visiting a physical therapist might be a great solution to this situation. You can also receive medicine and non-medicine prescriptions for muscle relaxation during the night.
The occlusal splints are also a suitable option to get rid of bruxism. This is a first-line method for preventing dental grinding, which implies a mandibular dental arch with maximum effect if it is worn during the sleep. The mouthguards are also considered suitable options for bruxism treatments and are recommended by our Dubai Dentist. The contingent electrical stimulation is used to relax the muscles for the moment, but a long-term treatment is mandatory.
We invite you to contact our team of dentists in Dubai for additional information about the available treatments for bruxism.