Individuals who grind their teeth are prone to jaw pain and migraines. For this type of situation, we advise patients to get fitted for a dental night guard.
Stress, anxiety and even habit can cause teeth grinding and clinching. If ignored, these conditions may result in pain in the jaw, grinding sounds coming from your teeth, facial pain and swelling.
Prolonged situation can lead to more issues such as damaging dental fillings, wearing down teeth enamel and can even cause tooth sensitivity.
Our dental office can customize the dental night guard based on how complicated the situation can be, the night guard can be created for heavy, moderate and light grinding of the teeth. Nightguards are easy to wear however they may require some getting used to. Prior to getting fitted for a night guard there are a few things that can be done to try to stop teeth grinding. If you’re suffering from teeth grinding, please do not hesitate to call our office and set up an appointment today.
The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.
Downsview Plaza Dental Office
1078 Wilson Avenue
(at Keele Street)
Downsview, Ontario M3K 1G6
Phone: (416) 633-6443
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.