What is Bruxism?

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Have you ever wondered why you clench your teeth at night? If so, you are not alone. Our team here at MSL Surgery in Warwick, Rhode Island, takes your oral health seriously, which is why we are happy to talk to you about bruxism.

Bruxism is a condition that causes you to clench your jaw or grind your teeth at night as you sleep. This condition is common and could cause serious harm to your teeth over time. There are many causes of bruxism such as stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, abnormal bites, or even missing teeth. These causes are common things like stress, which is something that afflicts most people each day.

The good news about bruxism is it can be treated. Dr. Mo Banki is trained to help you identify if you have bruxism and how to treat it properly for your unique situation. Depending on your trigger for bruxism could depend on which treatment option is best for you.

If you have questions about your oral health, or think you might have bruxism, please call us today at 401-739-5500. Our friendly and professional team can set up an appointment, so you can get the help you need with the rest you need.