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North Dallas Dentist, William H. Miller, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry in Texas since 1985. His office is conveniently located on Walnut Hill Lane across from Presbyterian Hospital in North Dallas.

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Stress, Worry, & Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

» 23 September 2020 » In Dallas Texas Dentist » Comments Off on Stress, Worry, & Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

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Teeth Grinding Getting You Down?

You go to bed worried about your job security, as your company has stopped growing.  Talk has begun regarding cutbacks and layoffs. You are concerned regarding house payments..  Upcoming budget strain of a child returning to school during Covid-19. You may have anxiety over the state of your investments.  Whether the decision to buy that stock will come back to bite you, may be clouding your mind.  Grinding, bruxism and mouthguards may be in your future.  Apprehension regarding the weakening economy dictates your bedtime mood and with a mind teeming with uneasiness, you fall asleep. The next morning brings even more discomfort as you wake with a splitting headache and a sore jaw. While brushing your teeth you notice that some of them feel sensitive, so despondently you head off to work feeling like your body is falling apart along with the economy. Perhaps it’s time to schedule an appointment with dentist, William H. Miller, D.M.D.

The Symptoms of Bruxism

There are many contributing factors to the shaky economy.  Solutions may be convoluted and varied.  The good news is that the headache, sore jaw, and loose teeth may all be due to a single cause.  Bruxism, more commonly known as “teeth grinding.” Bruxism is when a person clenches their teeth together tightly, or grinds them back and forth against each other.  This typically occurs in one’s sleep, unconsciously.

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