Management of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

bruxism teeth grindingMany people in our days grind or clench their teeth during the night or even during the day some times. Scientificantly this is called bruxism and it causes abrasion of the teeth and very often results in non-esthetic appearance, sensitivity, pain in the jaw close to the ears (Temporomandibular Joints -TMJ) and headaches. Relief for all this symptoms can be given by fabricating a device called splint and wearing it during the sleep.