Teeth grinding can be because of many reasons and it weakens your teeth after which you face problems such as sensitivity, pain in muscles of mastication, attrition, and difficulty in eating. Teeth Grinding treatment options are available in the form of dental appliances, stress management therapy, and tooth repair available in Dubai.
What Is Teeth Grinding?
When someone clench, rub their teeth against each other, gnashes, and grinds their teeth while sleeping involuntarily, this action is known as teeth grinding and it results in attrition, abfraction, and gum recession.
What Are The Causes of Teeth Grinding?
- Abnormal bite
- Sleep apnea
What Are The Treatment Options For Teeth Grinding?
It is a device that is worn over the teeth to protect teeth, gums, tongue, and cheeks from any trauma by teeth grinding. There are three types of mouthguards named stock mouth protectors, boil and bite mouth protectors, and custom-fitted mouth protectors.
Stock Mouth Protectors:
These are pre-formed and ready-to-wear mouthguards, which are easily available in the department stores but dentists do not recommend this type due to its bulkiness, difficulty in breathing, and little or no protection.
Boil and Bite Mouth Protectors:
It is made up of thermoplastic material and provides a better fit than stock mouth protectors, placed in hot waters to soften then applied in the mouth and shaped around the teeth by pressure from fingers and tongue.
Custom-Fitted Mouth Protectors:
This type is made on the basis of every individual and with the instructions of a dentist in the laboratory or in the office. The dentist first takes your teeth impression after which the mouthguard is molded over the model with the help of special material and this type is more expensive than the other mouthguards.
They are also known as dental guards or bite splints. They are worn to lighten tension and cushion the muscles of the jaw.
How Is The Process of Mouth Guards Done?
A mouthguard is firstly placed in hot water to soften it then placed in the mouth over the teeth and pressed along with the fingers or tongue until it fits into your mouth then presses them with your teeth for 20 seconds.
What Is The Cost of Mouth Guards In Dubai and Abu Dhabi?
The average cost of mouthguards in Dubai and Abu Dhabi ranges from AED 750 to AED 2000. The prices vary depending on the preference of the type of mouthguard either custom-made or ready-made.
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Early recognition of your symptoms and getting your problem of teeth grinding treated as soon as possible is the best way to keep your teeth healthy. All the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment options are mentioned above and should not be neglected so that in the future you won’t face any big problems such as RCTs, mobility of teeth, and gum recession which in turn will cost you fortunes. Get the best treatment options in Dubai.