Occlusal Splints for Teeth Grinding
Patients who suffer from nocturnal grinding (bruxism) or clenching of the jaw, can be provided with an Occlusal Splint.
What is bruxism?
A condition characterised by teeth grinding and excessive clenching of the jaw.
When does this happen?
Bruxism most commonly occurs at night during sleep. As a result, many people are unaware that they may be grinding. Clenching and grinding can also occur throughout the day, especially if you are under stress.
Why does this happen?
Clenching and grinding can be a result of:
What are the symptoms of bruxism?