bruxism

Dental Night Guard – Do I Need to Start Wearing One?

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / July 27, 2017 /

Do you often wake up with a sore jaw? How about a dull headache or frequent tooth pain? If either one or all of those three things have been happening regularly for you, then you may want to consult a dentist to see if you’re suffering from what’s referred to as bruxism. A dental night…

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Stress Awareness Month – How Can Stress Affect Your Teeth?

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / April 30, 2017 /

How can stress affect your teeth? Thinking about stress is, for the lack of a better word, stressful. But, it does pay to be aware of how much stress can affect your life. Since April is Stress Awareness Month, let’s take a look at the many ways stress can affect your oral health, and what…

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November Is National Sleep Comfort Month – Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / November 17, 2016 /

November is National Sleep Comfort Month and it’s important to remember how important sleep is to our overall health. Sleep apnea and teeth grinding can rob you of precious hours of recovery sleep. Let’s take a look at possible solutions to helping you get a better nights rest. Science has yet to understand why we…

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Getting To Know The Reason Behind Your Constant Tooth Grinding

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / May 31, 2016 /

If you’ve ever woken up with sore jaw muscles or a massive headache, you may not just be having a hangover; you may already be suffering from bruxism. Bruxism is the constant grinding and clenching of teeth. It usually occurs at night while you’re asleep, although you may also grind your teeth unconsciously during the…

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Dreamgard Nightguards for Teeth Clenching (Bruxism)

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / June 23, 2014 /

Nightguards for teeth clenching, also known as Bruxism, are a great way to protect your teeth and save your sleep. Bruxism is the clenching together of both the upper and lower teeth. Clenching causes pressure on the muscles, tissues, and other surrounding structures of the jaw.  This clenching can cause jaw joint disorders, headaches, neck…

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