Grinding/Clinching TMJ

Due to our busy lives and schedules many of us get and feel stress. One coping mechanism that our body deals with this stress is by grinding or clinching our teeth. It is a very normal and common problem. Be it due to a house renovation or job stress there are ways to manage the symptoms and can be discussed with you. Conservative measures will always be sought first with this type of malady.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY DENTAL FILLING, CROWN, PROSTHETIC ETC…IS A WEARABLE ITEM. NOTHING IS PERMANENT NOR LASTS FOREVER. DR RIGGS WILL ATTEMPT TO MAINTAIN ANY RESTORATION FOR AS LONG AS PHYSICALLY POSSIBLE.

Click the tabs to see brief details of the procedures listed. Further information can be sought at the American Dental Association website (www.ada.org).