Do you ever catch yourself clenching your jaw in a tense situation?
Has your spouse ever told you that you grind your teeth when you sleep?
Does your dentist often find tooth fractures at your dental checkups?
Many people who have a habit of grinding their teeth or clenching their jaw aren’t even aware of it, but the problems this can cause will inevitably become too big to ignore.
Your TMJ is a small but often overlooked joint that allows you to open and close your mouth, so you can probably imagine what can go wrong when that joint malfunctions.
Take a look at this infographic to see some of the most common signs that you might be grinding your teeth or suffering from other issues related to TMJ disorders.
Dr. Fox can create a custom mouthguard to prevent this behavior, alleviate the unpleasant symptoms, and heal your jaw the natural way. Call Elizabeth Kilpatrick-Fox, DMD today at 856-997-2767 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.
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