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Your Questions About Teeth Grinding Answered

At Smile Viera in Viera, FL, we provide patients with comprehensive, patient focused dental care. Dr. Domonic Roppa leads a team of experienced dentists who specialize in providing advanced treatment for patients with complex dental issues. Our caring dentists are committed to providing complete dental solutions to patients in need. Teeth grinding is a common dental concern that patients deal with. Most patients do not realize they grind their teeth but have symptoms like headaches, worn teeth, and fractured teeth that can be a direct result of teeth grinding. Teeth grinding can even be a result of a complex bite disorders like TMJ. If left untreated, teeth grinding can have negatively impacted your oral health, so it is important to visit your dentist regularly so that you can get the treatment you need.

What are some of the signs of teeth grinding?
Most patients are unaware that they grind their teeth because most teeth grinding occurs at night. However, they may notice some of the symptoms associated with teeth grinding. Some of the symptoms associated with teeth grinding may include:

  • Headaches, especially in the morning
  • Pain in the jaw
  • Worn teeth
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Advanced cases of teeth grinding may lead to tooth loss

Is teeth grinding teeth grinding bad for your teeth?
In short, yes. Teeth grinding can cause complex dental issues if you leave it untreated. Teeth grinding can cause your teeth to shift and they may eventually fall out which may require a lengthy treatment. It is important to visit Smile Viera regularly so that one of our highly trained dentists can properly exam your teeth and determine what solution will help restore your smile.

What are the treatments for teeth grinding?
At Smile Viera, we treat each patient on an individualized basis. Each patient smile is different so we plan and treat according to your specific needs. Teeth grinding can cause a number of dental issues, so depending on your particular case, we will develop a solution to help restore the health of your teeth. We may recommend treatments like mouth guards, restorative dental procedures, orthodontics, and TMJ therapy if your teeth grinding is caused by a bite disorder.

How do I schedule an appointment?
At Smile Viera in Viera, FL, we are focused on patient education, state of the art dentistry, and helping you achieve your best smile. We offer a full range of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry service to patients of all ages. If you are experiencing symptoms of teeth grinding, visit us at Smile Viera. Feel free to schedule an appointment online or call (321) 614-3833