There are multiple adverse effects on sufferers: some short term which disappear when the Bruxism ceases and others are long term and permanent. Bruxism sufferers are three times more likely to experience headaches: they can also endure aching of the jaw and facial muscles, known as facial myalgia. Many patients find themselves in a hospital pain clinic try to find some respite from their chronic discomfort. Bruxism sufferers commonly have a disrupted nights sleep and their partners can be kept awake by the noise their condition makes.
Thankfully there is a relatively painless solution to all of this. Our highly qualified and experienced practitioner can precisely relax the muscles of the face involved with the grinding and clenching– relieving the symptoms of chronic pain and reducing the wearing down of teeth and fillings.