1518 Doctors Court Watertown, WI 53094

Does Your Child Suffer from Bruxism?

Posted on July 27th, 2021

Watertown dentists, Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro at Family Dental Practice tell parents about how to spot bruxism and gives advice on how to help kids break the habit.Bruxism is the dental term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, a habit that children and adults can develop and maintain, often without being conscious of it—until symptoms hit. Those symptoms can include:

  • Worn, sensitive teeth
  • Headaches
  • Earaches
  • Facial and jaw pain
  • Tinnitus

If your child is experiencing any of these symptoms, or you have yourself, you know they can really interfere with their ability to learn and play. 

The cause of your child’s bruxism can be as complex as the resultant symptoms, but for a few common culprits, we can recommend tips for how to spot the habit and help your child find relief. 

Your Partners in Smile Protection

Bruxism is another reason bringing your child to see your Watertown dentists, Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro for regular checkups is important. With our thorough and gentle examinations, we can see whether their enamel is worn, evaluate how their jaw is functioning, and whether their bite could make it harder to break the habit.

Family Dental Practice is here to help your little one’s smile grow healthily along with them, so contact us today to schedule a visit!

 

The content of this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

Alternative Text

About Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Dr. Will Buchholtz is dedicated to improving each patient’s overall dental health. He has a comprehensive approach to helping each patient using progressive treatment techniques in the most efficient ways. As he continues to advance his education and incorporating the latest dental innovation and techniques into his daily practice, Dr. Will improves the quality of his patient’s lives. He has completed extensive advanced training in bone grafting, sinus lifts and advanced implant techniques.

GET IN
TOUCH

(920) 245-5404

1518 Doctors Court
Watertown, WI 53094

SCHEDULE
ONLINE

BOOK NOW

We are proud to serve the communities of Watertown, Beaver Dam, Jefferson, Oconomowoc, Lake Mills, & beyond!

Use our form to request an appointment and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

OFFICE
HOURS

Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

*Saturday & Sunday
emergency availability only

We can't wait to meet you and your family!

© 2022 Family Dental Practice | Accessibility Privacy Policy Terms of Service | Powered by ForeverSites™