Spare Your Teeth From the Painful Effects of Grinding

Grinding your teeth damages them in ways that disrupt your everyday life. In the United States, millions of people grind their teeth. Many are unaware of it because they do this while they are sleeping.

When left untreated, clenching and grinding can TMJ disorders. You, too, could have TMJ problems if you have noticed one or more of these symptoms:

  • Frequent headaches and earaches
  • Jaw or facial pain
  • Feeling like your jaw is stuck or stiff
  • Soreness in your, neck, shoulders, or upper back
  • Clicking or popping when you open and close your mouth

Our doctors at Orthodontic Alliances provide excellent treatments to end your TMJ problems. For world-class care, you have found the right team. Our dental professionals have decades of experience treating TMJ disorders and stopping teeth grinding. Other dentists and doctors throughout our region often refer their patients to us for this kind of care. We have a good reputation for finding teeth grinding solutions.

As part of our holistic approach to this problem, we will examine your teeth and jaw alignment. This can have a major impact on whether you clench your teeth. Poor alignment makes you more likely to grind your teeth. That adds pressure on your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), which then causes you to have painful symptoms.

Orthodontic care could be part of your treatment, too. Correcting your smile and your bite can eliminate the cause of your grinding. Our orthodontic treatments include:

  • Traditional Braces – Straighten your smile with this proven solution. These work on practically any orthodontic problem you may have.
  • Ceramic Braces – This less noticeable option can give you the same results as metal braces. The ceramic brackets closely match the color of your teeth.
  • Invisalign – This is a great choice for people with mild or moderate alignment issues. It’s also a discreet way to fix crooked teeth.
  • Surgical Orthodontics – You can fix weak chins, open bites, and protruding lower jaws with this service. By transforming your smile, you can address the cause of your teeth grinding and improves your health.

Call us today at 219-809-6584 or contact us online to request your consultation and to begin treatment for your teeth grinding in La Porte at Orthodontic Alliances. Don’t spend more time in pain.