Whether it’s due to poor oral habits or teeth grinding, worn teeth happen to many patients. Over time, the teeth can begin to break down leaving them fragile and more susceptible to tooth loss and fractures. When you notice worn teeth, one of the best things you can do is contact an experienced, trusted dentist. Durham, NC dentist Dr. Brent Blaylock, DDS has years of experienced improving the smiles of patients with a broad range of dental concerns. During your visit, Dr. Blaylock will examine your mouth, teeth, gums, and occlusal system to determine the cause of your worn teeth.
Worn Teeth Treatment
Finding the cause of your worn teeth helps Dr. Blaylock gage which type of treatment will help restore your smile. As a skilled cosmetic and restorative dentist, Dr. Blaylock can combine service to restore health and beauty to your smile.A comprehensive exam allows Dr. Blaylock to check for sign of complex dental problems like TMJ. If complex dental problems like TMJ are present in the jaw, Dr. Blaylock has extensive experience diagnosing and treating patients with TMJ and teeth grinding. Dr. Blaylock can provide conservative, complete dental treatment to relieve any symptoms you may have from TMJ and help realign your bite.
Dr. Blaylock may also offer these treatments to correct your smile:
- Orthodontics: If the teeth are crooked or misaligned, orthodontics may be an ideal solution to fix your smile. Dr. Blaylock will work with a local orthodontist to design and implement an orthodontic treatment plan.
- Restorative Dentistry: Replacing or installing dental crowns, porcelain veneers, and dental fillings can help restore teeth that have been damaged due to TMJ or Teeth grinding.
- Tooth Bonding: For minimal tooth chips, Dr. Blaylock may suggest cosmetic tooth bonding.
- Oral Appliance: Dr. Blaylock may recommend a bite guard for patients who grind their teeth at night.
Schedule a Visit to Our Durham, NC Dental Office
If you are experiencing any signs of TMJ, teeth grinding, or any other dental concerns, visit our Durham, NC dental office. Dr. Blaylock is a highly trained restorative and cosmetic dentist, who is dedicated to providing advanced dental treatment to patients in need. To schedule an appointment call or schedule an appointment online.