Night Guard application and Pharmaceutical Treatment
What other treatments are employed to treat teeth grinding and jaw muscle spasms?
A mouthpiece called nightguard is used to help with patients suffering from teeth grinding (bruxism), a nightguard I a personal, usually transparent apparatus , made to fit the mouth and teeth of the patient and helps prevent permanent damage to temporomandibular joint caused by involuntary muscle spasms by preventing full muscle contraction. In addition, muscle relaxing drugs and anti-depressants might also be used to as part of the treatment. Your Physician will consult with you and offer you the best course of action during the planning of your treatment.