Are you experiencing moderate to severe teeth grinding in during the day or while you sleep? Does it cause you tooth wear and dental damages ? We can help you. Get in touch with our certified dentists in Addis Ababa dental clinic to receive a suitable treatment for your case.
Effective teeth grinding treatments in Addis Ababa
Our dental specialists in Addis Ababa offer advanced and result proven treatments for early detected teeth grinding problems, mild to severe teeth grinding habits and also tooth repair and dental restoration procedures for worn teeth due to this habit.
Addis Ababa Dental Clinic also provides patients with an oral screening to detect early signs of teeth grinding and ensure suitable treatment is received for the root cause of this habit.
This is done to prevent further symptoms from developing, such as orthodontic or health problems.
What is bruxism ?
Bruxism can be described as any kind of jaw clenching or teeth grinding that is not related to normal functions like eating and talking. Jaw clenching is a habit that you do during the day and it is usually due to stress.
On the other hand, if you are a teeth grinder, it is usually a habit that you do at night. Your spouse or partner might complain about the grinding noises and it could be the first sign you notice. However, Teeth grinding can also happen silently, so you may not be aware of it.
Symptoms of teeth grinding habit
There are many symptoms and signs that can be associated with bruxism, including:
- Headaches, especially in the morning and at the end of a long day
- Ear pain due to the jaw joint is proximity with the inner ear
- Tooth hypersensitivity to heat, cold or sweetness
- Cracked teeth
- Chipped or worn teeth
- Upper back and neck pain
- Overdeveloped jaw muscles
- Anxiety problems
- Insomnia or sleep troubles
Bruxism treatments at Addis Ababa Dental Clinic
Dental treatments for teeth grinding symptoms in our dental clinic in Addis Ababa consist of tailored mouth guards or night guards to prevent contact between your upper and lower teeth.
These guards help prevent teeth grinding during sleep and greatly reduce the symptoms related to bruxism.
Moreover, Composite fillings, onlays, inlays and crowns can be used to restore damaged teeth. This will help rebuild healthy tooth structure, improve bite, and improve oral function and aesthetics.
Root canal treatment is also available to treat dental pulp infection caused by bruxism. This treatment is also used to preserve tooth roots and dental structure.
Apart from that, Dental implants can be used to replace extremely worn teeth due to severe grinding habits. They securely anchor dentures, crowns and bridges for complete as well as partial dental restorations.