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Occlusal guards to protect teeth from damage caused by teeth clenching and grinding in Richmond, VA

Occlusal Guards for Teeth Clenching at Richmond Family Dentistry in Richmond Area

Have you ever woken up with headaches, sore teeth or jaw pain? If so, does it happen often? This may be because you are one of many Americans who suffer from evening jaw clenching, teeth grinding (also called bruxism) or TMJ disorder. Dr. Olivia Hart and the team at Richmond Family Dentistry aid patients in Richmond, VA who suffer from these conditions with dental appliances such as occlusal guards meant to assist with teeth clenching and grinding. Many Americans suffer from the clenching and grinding of teeth but are not aware of it due to not being able to associate … Continue reading

Learn how occlusal guards can help with teeth clenching and grinding with Richmond, VA area dentist

How Occlusal Guards Help With Teeth Grinding in Richmond, VA area

At Richmond Family Dentistry, Richmond, VA area patients have a wide variety of services to choose from. In addition to providing general, cosmetic, and restorative care for new and existing patients, Dr. Olivia Hart also offers services for patients who have specific dental needs. Patients who have conditions such as temporomandibular joint disorder or even bruxism (teeth clenching and grinding) can learn more about the use of occlusal guards and how they can help with the symptoms and problems associated with these concerns. What is an occlusal guard? Dr. Olivia Hart describes an occlusal guard as a type of splint … Continue reading

An Occlusal guard from a dentist in Richmond, VA protects your teeth from grinding

Occlusal Guard for Teeth Grinding in Richmond area

If you regularly wake up with a sore jaw or headache or have noticed that some of your teeth look flatter or sharper than the others, you may suffer from a condition called “bruxism.” Simply put, you may be clenching and grinding your teeth at night. Because this happens while you sleep, you don’t have any control over the condition, and it can seem impossible to treat. Fortunately, with an occlusal guard, you can protect your teeth and find relief from your symptoms. At Richmond Family Dentistry, Dr. Olivia Hart is highly skilled at recognizing the signs of bruxism and … Continue reading


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