Orthodontics

Teeth grinding, medically known as bruxism, is more than just a night-time nuisance. It can have profound effects on dental health. At Kai Dental, we’re equipped to diagnose and mitigate the effects of this often-overlooked condition.

Grinding (Bruxism)

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Causes and presentation of Grinding

While the exact cause remains elusive, stress, anxiety, misaligned teeth, or even sleep disorders can contribute. Manifestations include worn tooth enamel, increased tooth sensitivity, or even facial muscle discomfort.

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Grinding (Bruxism)

What problems can Grinding lead to?

Chronic bruxism can result in fractured, flattened, or chipped teeth.

The force can affect jaws, leading to disorders of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Recurrent headaches and disrupted sleep are common complaints.

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Grinding (Bruxism)

Professional dentistry

How do we fix Grinding?

Kai Dental’s approach is multifaceted. Custom-made night guards can offer relief, preventing grinding during sleep. If stress is the underlying factor, therapies or strategies to promote relaxation might be suggested. Orthodontic treatments address malocclusion, one of the potential triggers.

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The Academy

Develop a passion for learning, if you do you’ll never cease to grow

The spirit of continued development inspired Jeet to set up Kai Academy, an online training academy for dentists who wish to develop and improve their own skills in Invisalign and fixed orthodontics.

Having trained at the prestigious Royal London Hospital for his postgraduate specialist training, he went on to attend courses by world renowned speakers to stay at the cutting edge of orthodontics. After a decade of experience in the field, he set up Kai Academy to pass on his wealthy of knowledge to other clinicians across the country.

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