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    Bruxism

    Treatment of Bruxism

    • Homeopathic Treatment of Bruxism
    • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Bruxism
    • Psychotherapy Treatment of Bruxism
    • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Bruxism
    • Surgical Treatment of Bruxism
    • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Bruxism
    • Other Treatment of Bruxism

    What is Bruxism

    Symptoms of Bruxism

    Causes of Bruxism

    Risk factors of Bruxism

    Complications of Bruxism

    Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Bruxism

    Precautions & Prevention of Bruxism

    Treatment of Bruxism

    Homeopathic Treatment of Bruxism

    Homeopathic medicines are very useful for patients where there is a history of frustration, suppressed anger which causes grinding of teeth. It helps to reduce symptoms of bruxism like facial pain, earache. It also improves the blood supply of the muscles of the mouth thus preventing the spasm causing grinding of teeth. Some common homeopathic medicines for bruxism or teeth grinding are:

    • Apis
    • Belladona
    • Tub
    • Hyos

    Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Bruxism

    Bruxism can be treated quite effectively with acupuncture. It corrects the functioning of the organs that are excessive or deficient. It can target the root cause of the condition by balancing the mind and body through a network of energy channels called meridians, helping to reset the neuromuscular tension in the jaw.

    Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of Bruxism

    Psychotherapy and hypnotherapy treatment can be used to treat any underlying stress and anxiety that may be causing you to grind your teeth. It also aims to help you manage your problems by changing how you think and act.

    Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Bruxism

    In the conventional or allopathic treatment, Anti-anxiety and anti-depression drugs are prescribed to combat grinding of teeth, teeth clenching or bruxism. Bruxism is treated by placing a removable custom fitted plastic appliance called a night guard between the upper and lower teeth.

    Surgical Treatment of Bruxism

    Surgery is a treatment for more severe bruxism.

    Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Bruxism

    • Drink plenty of water
    • Avoid eating hard foods like nuts, candies, steak

    Other Treatment of Bruxism

    • Apply ice or wet heat to sore jaw muscles

    What is Bruxism

    Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. Bruxism may be mild and may not even require treatment but it can be severe enough to lead to certain problems.

    Symptoms of Bruxism

    • Teeth grinding or clenching, this may be loud enough to awaken your sleep partner
    • Teeth that are worn down, flattened, fractured or chipped
    • Worn tooth enamel, exposing deeper layers of your tooth
    • Increased tooth sensitivity
    • Gum damage
    • Tired jaw muscles
    • Earache and Headache
    • Chronic facial pain and jaw pain
    • Damage from chewing on the inside of your cheek
    • Indentations on your tongue

    Causes of Bruxism

    • Anxiety, stress or tension
    • Suppressed anger or frustration
    • Smoking and caffeine intake
    • Heavy alcohol consumption
    • Sleep disorders
    • Aggressive, competitive or hyperactive personality type
    • Abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth
    • Response to pain from an earache or teething
    • Complication resulting from a disorder, such as Huntington’s disease or Parkinson’s disease

    Risk factors of Bruxism

    • Common in young children
    • Anxiety or stress
    • Smoking

    Complications of Bruxism

    • Damage to your teeth or jaw
    • Chronic headaches
    • Facial pain
    • Temporomandibular disorders

    Diagnosis of Bruxism

    Diagnosis of bruxism involves the following check-ups:

    • Dental disorders
    • Ear disorders such as ear infections
    • Problems with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

    Precautions & Prevention of Bruxism

    • Try to reduce your daily stress
    • Avoid alcohol
    • Do not chew on pencils or pens or anything that is not food
    • Relax your face and jaw muscles throughout the day
    • Avoid eating hard foods like nuts, candies, steak
    • Get plenty of sleep

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