Save Your Smile From the Effects of Grinding

Teeth grinding has a negative impact on your smile and interferes with your daily life. Millions of people clench their teeth or grind them together while they are sleeping, which means they may be unaware that this is a problem.

Teeth grinding is a big contributing factor in many TMJ disorders. You may have this problem if you notice one or more of these symptoms:

  • Pain in your jaw
  • Frequent headaches and earaches
  • Stiffness in your jaw
  • Feeling like your jaw is stuck
  • Pain in your face, neck, or upper back
  • Popping and clicking when you open or close your mouth

Orthodontic Alliances can be your resource for superior TMJ treatments. At our practice, you can receive world-class care that can protect your teeth and your oral health. Our team has been helping patients with teeth grinding and TMJ problems for decades. That’s why dentists and doctors throughout the region refer their patients to us.

Through our holistic approach, you can take care of the cause of your symptoms at the source. The alignment of your jaw and your teeth affect the way your teeth fit together. In turn, that can put added pressure on your temporomandibular joints.

Often, orthodontic treatment can be an important part of your care plan. By straightening your teeth and taking control of the alignment of your jaw, you can deal with the cause of your grinding. Our orthodontic options include:

  • Traditional Braces – This remains a tried-and-true treatment to straighten your smile. Metal braces work on pretty much any issue you may have with the alignment of your teeth.
  • Clear Ceramic Braces – Get the benefits of braces without the metal brackets. Ceramic brackets blend in with your teeth, making them less visible than metal braces.
  • Invisalign – This modern orthodontic solution is great for patients who have mild and moderate alignment problems. Many adults orthodontic patients prefer this discreet service over braces.
  • Surgical Orthodontics – This is an effective treatment for individuals who have a protruding lower jaw, a weak chin, or an open bite. This can change the alignment of your teeth and jaw. As a result, you can fix your smile, improve your oral health, and address your TMJ symptoms.

Do not spend your life in pain. Call us now at 219-809-6584 or contact us online to request an appointment to treat your teeth grinding in Long Beach at Orthodontic Alliances.