What Is Bruxism?
Bruxism refers to forceful contact between your teeth, most often caused by teeth grinding or clenching, and can lead to:
- Fractured teeth
- Severely worn teeth
- TMJ issues
- Loose, mobile teeth
- Tooth loss
Do Not Wait to Save Your Teeth and Jaw
Damage from bruxism can occur with violent grating movements from grinding or from quiet clenching activity. Many people are unaware of their teeth grinding problem due to the damaging activity occurring at night while they sleep. If you experience any of the negative side effects of bruxism listed above, it is important that you seek treatment with Dr. Harper immediately.
Dr. George Harper has over 28 years of expertise and is FAGD qualified with over 1,200 hours of continuing education. To find out more about your treatment options for teeth grinding in Rio Rancho, NM, please call our office today. We look forward to speaking with you!