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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Crown (Definition)

The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more


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Can bruxism destroy a crown put in by my dentist recently?

Yes: The destruction of natural teeth, gums crowns and other dentistry is a major reason why grinding should be managed. It to mention muscle soreness or damage to the jaw joints. ...Read more

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Could my dentist put me to sleep for having crownings on both front top and bottom teeth?

Could my dentist put me to sleep for having crownings on both front top and bottom teeth?

Sleep dentistry: Yes, however he needs to be licensed to be able to use sedation in the office. It does add significantly to the cost of the care. ...Read more

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Should i ask my dentist for an anti bruxism appliance?

Yes: Store bought appliances cannot mimic the fit and protection that a custom appliance can offer. ...Read more

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Is bruxism really not caused by stress? My dentist has diagnosed me with bruxism, and told me it's really hereditary and not caused by too much stress. I've always heard it's due to stress. Who is right? .

Is bruxism really not caused by stress? My dentist has diagnosed me with bruxism, and told me it's really hereditary and not caused by too much stress. I've always heard it's due to stress. Who is right?


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Bruxism : Bruxism is a multifactorial problem. Stress is a big contributor to the problem but you may have pick up the bruxism as a child or having a habit like biting on your nails or say pencils or such. You could have an occlusion (your bite) that may be off on one side which may cause you to bite when eating funny or cause an overuse of one side of your mouth compared to the other. If you truly have a bruxism problem by wearing a store bought mouthguard on on the top while sleeping will considerably help. ...Read more

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Other than going to dentist, is there any means, methods or ways to find out how bad is my bruxism when I am asleep?

Other than going to dentist,  is there any means, methods or ways to find out how bad is my bruxism when I am asleep?

Sleep partner: Unless you are sleeping with your dentist, they won't be of much help. If you have a partner, get their sense of what you do while sleeping and even have them record it, audio or video to get a good answer to your question. ...Read more

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What are the major ways that a dentist can help to decrease bruxism (as the cause) in a patient that has gum recession?

What are the major ways that a dentist can help to decrease bruxism (as the cause) in a patient that has gum recession?

Stop Bruxism: Bruxism is often started due to a minimal change in the bite. Once begun the dentist should give the patient a mouth guard to fully relax the jaw muscles to reduce and eliminate the bruxing.. Once the muscles are relaxed, a skilled dentist will identify the bite source and attempt to adjust the bite to create a balanced bite. If done without muscle relaxation a true bite is difficult to achieve. ...Read more

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My dentist seems to think my bruxism is what is causing my teeth to hurt so badly that i can only eat on one side, do you think it is possible?

My dentist seems to think my bruxism is what is causing my teeth to hurt so badly that i can only eat on one side, do you think it is possible?

Yes: Bruxism can cause serious pain in your teeth as well as jaw. It can also cause headaches. Talk to your dentist about treatment with an occlusal guard. ...Read more

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Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Meditation: Sounds like conflict. Consider learning to meditate. Try real happiness by sharon salzberg on amazon. If $ an issue try library. This way has a chance for the most positive impact on your life. ...Read more

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Bruxism is moving lower teeth, & bite is off. Seen a dentist & got examined & everything is expensive, no insurance. What to do about my bite?

Bruxism is moving lower teeth, & bite is off. Seen a dentist & got examined & everything is expensive, no insurance. What to do about my bite?

Bruxism: hello Kenneth377, Bruxism is grinding you teeth while you sleep and the worst thing that results is your wear your teeth down. Correction involves a long process of braces and sometimes re-alignment surgery. You can protect your teeth from grinding by asking the dentist to make you an inexpensive tooth guard, like the boxers wear except slimmer. This protects from long term damage & is CHEAP! thx ...Read more

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Grinding Teeth (Definition)

Just like it sounds, it means you ...Read more