Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing
1233 Eagles Landing Pkwy., Suite G, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Bruxism and Your Health

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If you suffer from nighttime teeth grinding or bruxism, you may wake up with headaches, a sore jaw, or even ear pain. This common behavior is usually caused by stress, but missing teeth or improper bite can also trigger it. If you grind your teeth or clench your jaw forcefully, it can eventually lead to excessive wear of tooth enamel or even tooth decay and gum disease. In severe cases, it can lead to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome with chronic jaw pain and associated clicking and popping of the jaw.

Identifying the Signs of Teeth Grinding



If you are like many people who grind their teeth, you may not even realize you are doing it. Your dentist may suspect teeth grinding when he or she notices worn tooth enamel or signs of decay. A mild case may not need any specific treatment, but if you are clenching and grinding often enough to cause symptoms, your dentist may suggest wearing a custom mouth guard at night to protect your teeth from further damage. Tooth grinding caused by stress may respond to physical therapy, meditation, relaxation techniques, or massage. Muscle relaxants can help in severe cases.

Other Causes of Bruxism



In a small percentage of cases, tooth grinding isn’t due to anxiety or malocclusion. It can result from neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. Prescription medications such as antidepressants can also cause teeth grinding. If you have jaw pain, headaches, worn teeth, or other symptoms suggestive of tooth grinding, see your dentist for evaluation and treatment.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Stockbridge, call Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing today at (770) 872-0728 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Stockbridge. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing.

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Patient Reviews
The excellent hygienist Danielle solved a pesky tooth-staining issue for me. Everyone was really professional and nice.
Claire B.
The customer service was great from the front of the office to the back of the office. All of the staff seems to care for all patients.
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Dr Perez and his staff are professional and extremely courteous and kind. There are no hidden fees. You get the feeling that they truly care. I will not go any where else
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The staff are friendly, caring & professional. Dr Perez has the best “bedside manner” you’ll ever find and his knowledge, experience & expertise are simply incredible. The […]
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From the Doctor to the staff 5 stars! They really care! Best professional group n all of Georgia, in my opinion.
Jefrey L.
Dr. Perez was amazing. I’m normally anxious about having dental work done. I needed to replace old fillings that had fallen out and found him through the positive reviews online. He was very […]
Oshetha S.
Friendly and great service. Danielle has a wonderful personality and makes the time go by fast.
Randall C.
Dr Perez is awesome…a true blessing… And the staff is wonderful….they make you feel comfortable…welcomed and appreciated..Always!!
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Great customer service and keeping appointment on time. … not having to wait past appointment time.
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The staff was so gracious and courteous. It was my first visit. As I witnessed them interact with other patrons I could tell they were very personable and knew the patients. Just a friendly staff!!
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I was over all pleased with my experience. The staff was friendly & the environment was nice.
Brandi P.
This office has the most customer friendly environment and were sympathetic to my needs. Staff was kind as well as gentle. Staff also took the time to explain billing and future care.
Leesa M.
Staff is always friendly and very welcoming, professional and they don’t have you there all day also I have never been dissatisfied with their services
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Courteous and knowledgeable staff. Excellent hygienist and dentist, very detailed.
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Great group of caring individuals. Very professional personality yet down to earth.
Jefrey L.
Amazing experience. The staff is very hospitable, and extremely confident in their work. That confidence is backed by the quality.
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The people that work there are really, really nice and you will receive great dental work. They are very gentle and they make you feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend their office.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • Sunday Closed
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