Do you suffer from Teeth Grinding or Clenched Jaw?
Relieve pain caused by Bruxism (teeth grinding or clenching). At the Berkeley Clinic, our resident Facial Aesthetic Practitioner Dr Maaria Akhtar BDS, can help relieve the pain from teeth grinding or clenching of your jaw using Anti-wrinkle injections.
What is Bruxism?
Bruxism is an oral condition most commonly manifesting itself as teeth grinding or clenching of the jaw. Bruxism occurs during sleep, times of concentration, study or stress. Common sleeping. The majority of people suffering are not aware of the disease until they experience a symptom or notice damage to their teeth or other oral health complications.
Are you suffering from any of these bruxism symptoms?
- Jaw Pain
- Ear Ache
- Worn or chipped teeth or filling
- Tooth sensitivity
- Disturbed sleep
- Stiffness in Jaw joint
- Myofascial pain
How do anti-wrinkle injections using Botulinum toxin help relieve the pain caused by Bruxism?
Multiple studies have shown that Botulism toxin injections, or Anti-wrinkle injections, can help decrease grinding and teeth clenching symptoms. It works by a skilled clinician injecting the 3–4 amounts of the botulism toxin into the master and temporalis muscles which lift and close your mouth. The injection of Botulism toxin relaxes these muscle and improves Bruxism and the pain caused by the grinding and clenching of your teeth.
What causes Bruxism?
What causes Bruxism is not always clear. Oral health specialist frequently highlights stress, insomnia, certain personality types, including anxious people suffering from nervous tension, including anger, pain or frustration. Lifestyle factors such as poor diet, smoking, caffeine use, heavy alcohol consumption are associated co-factors of Bruxism.
Facial pain: the grinding and clenching of your jaw associated with Bruxism can eventually blunt and shorten teeth, leading to muscle pain and debilitating headaches in the myofascial region.
- Levels of stress
- Whether your teeth are misaligned
- Duration and intensity of jaw clenching/teeth grinding
- Your ability to relax
- Sleeping habits
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