What is grinding or bruxism?
Bruxism (the medical term for teeth grinding) is a condition where you grind or clench your teeth. As a result, many people experience discomfort in their jaw, TMJ dysfunction, disrupted sleep, damage to teeth, or an enlarged masseter muscle. Many patient grind at night, without knowing they do so. Common symptoms including waking up with a sore or tight jaw muscle, headaches, and TMJ discomfort. Your dentist may also note that you are grinding due to the wear pattern on your teeth.
What Does Treatment for grinding or bruxism involve?
All treatments at Concept Medical in Ottawa start with a thorough consultation with one of our experienced physicians. Similar to other treatments offered at Concept Medical, our physicians customize your treatment to meet your specific needs. Due to Health Canada compliance laws, we are unable to provide more information online. Please call us to discuss the Grinding/Bruxism treatments further.
How Long Does Treatment for Grinding/Bruxism Take?
At Concept Medical in Ottawa, treatment for Grinding/Bruxism can be completed in as little as 15 minutes with little to no downtime. Most patients return to work or their normal activities immediately afterwards.
How Long will the Results of a Grinding/Bruxism Treatment Last?
Treatment for Grinding/Bruxism is not permanent. Results they can last anywhere from 3-6 months.