If you experience pain in your jaws when you wake up, or if you deal with discomfort when you bite or chew your food, you could be in need of an occlusal adjustment. An occlusal adjustment is a simple treatment that can improve the alignment of your bite and relieve your discomfort.
The following symptoms are indicators that you could benefit from an occlusal adjustment:
This problem can be caused by several different factors, including:
Often, the solution to this problem is a simple one. Our dentist may make minor adjustments to the shape of your tooth by removing small amounts of enamel. This can improve the shape and function of your teeth and smile and may relieve any of the symptoms you have been experiencing. This treatment can be easily completed in one visit and requires no anesthetic. To learn more about occlusal adjustment, contact our team today. Our dentist can see you for a visit to see if this treatment is right for you.