You know that grinding your teeth is bad. Even so, you may not realize you are doing this. Millions of people grind while they are sleeping … and suffer the consequences when they are awake.
If you need a reason to come to our Montgomery, AL office for teeth grinding treatment, just keep reading.
1. It Can Cause TMJ Disorders
Grinding your teeth together causes wear and tear on those teeth. The damage also affects your temporomandibular joints. This can cause TMJ disorders or make existing TMJ problems worse.
2. It Might Be Why Your Head Hurts
Do you often wake up with a headache? That could be because your teeth grinding, too.
3. It Can Cause Other Pains, Too
Grinding your teeth can lead to pains in other parts of your body:
- Upper back
If you are experiencing one or more of the symptoms mentioned above, then plan a visit with one of our doctors. Call Carmichael Dental Care at 334-600-1423 to schedule an appointment in Montgomery, AL. You also can request an appointment online.