bruxism Tag

Mouthguards and Cavities

Mouthguards and Cavities

When playing sports, sleeping, or straightening your teeth, mouthguards perform an invaluable task of supporting and protecting your teeth. Sporting mouthguards offer protection during physical activities. Bite guards protect your teeth from grinding or clenching while you sleep. Invisalign trays redirect your teeth into a...

Stop snoring with dental devices from the Placerville Dental Group.

Stop Grinding Your Teeth!

Teeth grinding is a habit many don’t notice until they experience facial pain or prematurely worn down teeth. Also known as bruxism, it affects people of all ages. If left untreated, bruxism causes a range of dental problems, and leads to poor quality of sleep....

Toothache needs a cure from our Placerville dentists.

What is Cracked Tooth Syndrome?

If you grind or clench your teeth, or have large fillings, your teeth may have very small cracks that are too tiny to show up on x-rays. This is called “cracked tooth syndrome.” How does this problem start and what are its symptoms? How Cracked Tooth...

Full Mouth Restoration

Understanding Dental Health Connections

Everyone is a unique individual with their own set of needs when it comes to staying healthy. Oral health is no different. While we all need to brush and floss daily, there can be many factors that influence our mouth from day to day. Diet,...

A customized mouthguard protects your teeth from outside forces and nightime or daytime teeth grinding.

Caring for a Mouthguard

Take Care of It (and It will Take Care of You) Mouthguards are essential devices that protect your teeth and oral tissues during physical activity. When designed for use while you sleep, they help to stop snoring and prevent the damage caused by teeth grinding (bruxism). But...

Bruxism is teeth grinding or jaw clenching and requires treatment from our Placerville dentists.

What is Bruxism?

Are You a Clencher or a Grinder? Bruxism, the clenching or grinding of the teeth, is a problem that many people have without even knowing it. If you sleep alone, or with a person who sleeps through anything, you could be causing great damage to your...