Bruxism is a unique condition that causes clenching and grinding that can damage the natural teeth and cause extensive issues. With Dr. William F. Proffitt of Proffitt Dentistry, you can not only get a proper diagnosis of bruxism but also discuss oral appliance therapy with our team. What is bruxism? Dr. William F. Proffitt of Maryville, Tennessee, describes […]
Bruxism is a common condition shared by children and adults alike. While occasional teeth grinding isn’t cause for alarm, consistent teeth grinding, especially at night during sleep, can lead to jaw ache and tooth damage. At Proffitt Dentistry in Maryville, Tennessee, we can diagnose nighttime bruxism by the impact it’s having on your oral health. We also […]
Bruxism symptoms may be mild or severe. Over time, however, teeth grinding can wear down your smile and ruin its aesthetic appeal. Bruxism Care Bruxism is believed to be caused mainly by stress and anxiety, although it’s also linked with snoring, sleep apnea, and certain types of medication. By pinpointing the cause, Dr. Proffitt can […]
Keeping your dental health in great shape requires more than brushing and flossing your teeth. For instance, if you have bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), no amount of oral care hygiene will fix the problem. In such cases, you need to see a dentist like Dr. William Proffitt in Maryville, Tennessee, to protect your smile from dental […]
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