Why Does Teeth Clenching Problem Occur? What are the Treatment Methods? Is there a place that treats teeth clenching in Nişantaşı?
The problem of clenching teeth, called bruxism, is that patients apply pressure by clenching their teeth together without realizing it. It usually occurs at night during sleep and for this reason, most people do not even realize that they are clenching their teeth. The clenching problem, which can develop due to many factors, can be detected with regular dentist controls and the cause of its occurrence is treated and eliminated. Teeth clenching is a problem that causes serious damage to the teeth and jaw joint. For this reason, it is very important to diagnose and treat it early.
What are the causes of tooth clenching?
The problem of clenching teeth can occur for many different reasons. Considering that it varies in each patient, the treatment method should be determined accordingly. Genetic factors, stress, psychological problems, jaw closure problems or disorders in oral health can cause teeth clenching.
Stress is one of the biggest causes of tooth clenching. It is especially common in people who work in busy and stressful jobs. It often goes unnoticed because it occurs during the intensity during the day or during sleep at night. Especially after waking up in the morning, severe pain in the jaw joints can be seen. In advanced cases, it causes abrasions on the tooth surface and shaking of the teeth and gum problems.
In cases that impair oral health, such as caries, it can cause clenching. Inadequate oral hygiene can cause tooth decay, gum problems and many other problems, as well as tooth clenching.
How to treat teeth clenching?
As there are many causes of clenching, there are also different treatment methods. Night plaques, botox procedure applied to the masseter muscle, elimination of the problem affecting oral health can be counted among the treatment methods.
The most commonly used method is the placemats that are prepared according to the intraoral measurements taken from the patient and worn at night while sleeping. In recent years, the botox procedure applied to the masseter muscle has also become one of the most widely used methods.
Where can I be treated in Nişantaşı?
Our clinic Klinik Nişantaşı, located on Valikonağı Street, offers solutions to the problem of teeth clenching with night plate applications and botox applications performed by specialist physicians.