Chronic Tooth Grinding

What is Chronic Tooth Grinding? Chronic tooth grinding (medically called “bruxism) occurs during sleep and is associated with other health issues including sleep apnea. Individuals who consistently grind their teeth risk fracturing, losing or wearing their teeth down to stumps. …
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How do I know if I am grinding my teeth? | Chesapeake, VA

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, can be a common sign of a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), commonly called TMJ, and can go unnoticed until it causes damage to the teeth or painful symptoms begin to be experienced. Most patients grind their …
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Suffering with frequent headaches? A visit to the dentist may be the answer | Dr. John Cranham, DDS

Frequent headaches? Earaches? Neck or facial pain upon waking? You may be suffering from a temporomandibular disorder (TMD). Many people are affected by these symptoms and don’t think to mention them when visiting the dentist for a routine check-up. TMD …
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