Sweet Tooth Dental Center
  • about-us.png
  • appt.jpg
  • blog.jpg
  • contact.jpg
  • newpatient.jpg
  • testimonials.jpg
Schedule Appointment

How Tooth Grinding Affects You

How Tooth Grinding Affects YouBruxism is a common dental health issue that can be associated with stress, anxiety, stomach problems or misalignments. It usually occurs at night and is characterized by tooth grinding, clenching or biting. Many people are unaware of their habit unless a partner notices and mentions it. Our dentist may also notice signs of tooth grinding at your next checkup.

Some of the biggest problems associated with bruxism are linked to the damage that it can do to your teeth. Some of the earliest problems include chipped or excessively worn teeth. Restorations may fracture, break or wear out long before the average lifespan. Gums can become inflamed, and teeth may be prone to infections. Because the pressure exerted on the teeth can be significant, bruxism sufferers can develop symptoms of TMJ disorders, including jaw pain and headaches. Over time, teeth can even become loose and may be more prone to infection or tooth loss.

Treatment can help alleviate the symptoms and reduce the risks to your dental health. Dr. Shamoiel will evaluate your teeth and determine the most appropriate treatment plan. A night guard can be used to alleviate the stress of the grinding and clenching. We customize these guards for the most comfortable fit and best results. Some patients may need to undergo cognitive behavioral therapy, make lifestyle changes or take medication to address any underlying conditions. Contact our office today to find out more or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sharon Shamoiel, our Thousand Oaks dentist.

facebook gplus-64
77 Rolling Oaks Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

Special Offers

No Prep Porcelain Veneers for $500 Each

Restrictions Apply

Titanium Implant for $750

Limited to Posterior Cases with Adequate Bone and No Need for Sinus Lift or Bone Graft Abutment and Crown Extra

Invisalign Special for $4495

Free Whitening For Life

All PPO insurance patients Be our patient and maintain your beautiful white teeth with our complimentary refill gels.

Free Exam and X-Rays

Free comprehensive exam and digital x-rays for all new patients who don't have insurance.

Valentines Day’s Offer

Dental implants for $2799 – completely restored including abutment and crown

Expires February 28th, 2014

Some restrictions may apply

Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Join us during Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone for brushing and flossing lessons and free gift giveaways

Adult Prophy for $69

Only for patients with no insurance. Offer can be combined with free exam and x-rays.


Home | Articles | Sitemap | Contact |

Schedule an appointment today! 805-379-5262 | 77 Rolling Oaks Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

© 2014 Sweet Tooth Dental Center. All rights reserved. Web Development & Online Dental Marketing by Avital Web