Bruxism Vs. TMJ
Bruxism and TMJ are both fairly common dental-related conditions, and they have comparable symptoms. Because of the similar symptoms, it’s important that you visit an experienced dentist to ensure that your condition is properly diagnosed.
What is Bruxism?
Bruxism is a disorder that causes a patient to grind their teeth involuntarily while sleeping. This can cause intense joint pain, as well as damage to your teeth. Many people aren’t actually aware that they are clenching their teeth in their sleep if no other symptoms have shown, even in chronic cases.
Not only can Bruxism lead to tooth loss, but it can actually lead to TMJ for a patient, so it’s ...