Chinatown, Houston Mouth Guard For Teeth Grinding | Dental Treatment Expanded

The recently added treatment is intended to alleviate a patient’s unconscious grinding, clenching, or gnashing of teeth during sleep. Also referred to as bruxism, the condition is related to sleep disorders, stress, or psychological issues.

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Dentist 101’s service was expanded to provide Chinatown neighborhood residents suffering from bruxism with viable dental solutions to relieve symptoms, which may include jaw pain, facial soreness, headaches, chipped or fractured teeth, tooth sensitivity, or inner-cheek abrasions.

A fairly common disorder, bruxism affects approximately 10% of adults and up to 15% of children. While there are no known medications to stop teeth grinding, specialized dental appliances such as mouthguards or splints provide effective relief.

Dentist 101 of Houston offers dental mouthguards or ‘nightguards’, which are customized orthotic appliances worn during bedtime that fit over an individual’s lower and upper teeth. The device protects teeth, muscles, and temporomandibular joints (TMJs) from damage caused by the grinding and clenching motion of the teeth and jaw. Mouthguards are made using either hard acrylic or soft rubber materials depending on treatment requirements.

In severe cases, when damage has led to tooth wear, sensitivity, or inability to chew correctly, the practice’s primary dentist, Dr. Jessica Su, performs dental corrections to prevent further dental deterioration. Based on the patient’s condition, the dentist may also recommend tooth reshaping or dental crowns to restore teeth surfaces and normal chewing function.

About Dentist 101 of Houston

The multilingual dental clinic offers comprehensive dental services, including tooth extractions, dental fillings, partial or full dentures, dental bridges, and implants. Patients can also contact the practice for dental exams, deep cleaning services, and orthodontic treatments, such as braces and clear aligners.

In addition to Chinatown in Houston, the practice currently accepts patients from Memorial, Westchase, Briar Forest, Bellaire, Alief, Mid-west, Braeburn, Sharpstown, and the surrounding neighborhoods. Visit for more details.

A satisfied patient says, “Great service. Doctor Su explained everything before she did anything, so you know what to expect. Great care and customer service from front to back! Highly recommend.”

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Dentist 101 of Houston
9180 Bellaire Blvd
Ste B
United States

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