Bruxism and Tempero-mandibular Joint Disorder(TMD)
Is your teeth grinding sound bothersome for the people around you?

It shouldn’t be taken lightly because not only grinding and clenching cause severe physical discomfort, but this habit can also cause extreme damage to the teeth, which can be painful and costly to remedy. People usually grind their teeth to relieve stress, anxiety or frustration. Improper alignment of teeth is also considered to be one of the causes. Grinding and clenching the teeth can cause jaw pain and headaches, aside from damaging your teeth. It is a very significant cause of tooth loss and receding gums. In order to treat the problem, it is advisable for the people to wear night guards during sleep to prevent tooth damage.

Botox injection is also an excellent treatment for teeth grinding. It blocks the nerve impulses to relax the affected jaw muscle enough to prevent the teeth grinding but not enough to interfere with everyday functions like chewing and speaking. Botox is special in that it is quick, safe and effective procedure. Apart from this, reducing stress is also very important. Regular exercise and meditation is recommended for reducing the stress.