Crunching rail – the tooth rail against crunching
Our primary purpose is to reduce the food we need to survive, so we can swallow it more easily. In addition, we use our chewing tools in addition to other less constructive things that have negative consequences on our dental health. One of them is the most subconsciously compressing the teeth, which of the medics bruxism and the vernacular gnashing of teeth is called. A crunching rail, you, for example, from us – your practice cooperation Thomas Petersen – helps to get this problem under control again.
Why does bruxism develop??
There are many possible reasons why people grind their teeth. At first are physical factors, such as a Malalignment of the upper and / or lower jaw, to call. Much more often, however, bruxism has mental causes. This is how we work through teeth grinding emotional stress, which ensure that we do not regenerate properly during sleep, which is also expressed by the fact that the jaw hurts when waking up.
How does a crunching bar help against bruxism??
The biggest problem with the bruxism is the following: By the way, by the way, not only at night, but also during the day crunch we burden our teeth and masticatory muscles more, than for example when eating the case. The consequences: Teeth can break over a longer period of time, it can be a Deformity of the jaw, the gums are insufficiently supplied with blood, neck tension that can lead to severe headaches, dizziness, blurred vision or tinnitus. In short, there are many health reasons that speak in favor of fighting toothache. Methods to achieve this as well. A very targetive is wearing a crunching rail. Although this crunching rail does not prevent the urge to press each other’s teeth. However, the crunching bar ensures that the lower and upper jaws no longer interlock, meaning that they no longer touch each other directly. The crunching bar ensures that the involved muscles and joints of the jaw and the teeth match. In this way, the crunching rail contributes to a relaxation of the situation because, for example, the teeth no longer wear out so quickly.
Questions about crunching rails
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What does a dental splint look like against crunching and what is the difference to a jig splint??
A crunching rail is – as the jig rail by the way also – a so-called Occlusal splint, which is made for the entire teeth of the upper jaw, usually transparent and only a few millimeters thick. Both are mostly out plastic manufactured and are intended to be worn at night. They serve the goal of relieving the chewing system and thus preventing the teeth from crunching. In the Jig rail An additional bite – the eponymous jig – covers the upper central incisors.
Have a professional dental splint against crunching made by your dentist in Bonn
The multiple problems of bruxism can be effectively prevented in practice by a crunching splint individually made to your dentition becomes. This is useful, among other things, when affected persons have already been alerted by third parties to the crunching of their teeth, or if it is possible to identify significant features on the teeth during a dental examination. Secondary can even do so other symptoms be treated. It is not uncommon for that "teeth Grinder" more often over Headache, tension or Pain in the jaw complain. All this can be triggered by the crunching activity and the consequent burdens.
As your trusted dentist, we will have the needed crunch splint specifically made for your teeth and teeth. That’s important, because such a Aufbissschiene must fit perfectly, so as not to restrict unnecessarily, to continue to feel pleasant and to prevent the accompanying symptoms of teeth grinding. Incidentally, the point behind such a splint is not the sudden cessation of teeth grinding. It is quite conceivable and to expect that you continue to want to grind your teeth with regard to the performed movements, while sleeping or under stress.
The dental splint against crunching understands itself much more than an additional one "bulkhead". Even if you grind, harmful consequences on the teeth and TMJ are avoided. If you are not sure whether you need a dental splint for crunching or a jig splint, it is best to join us, the practice consultation Dr. med. Thomas Petersen – your dentist in Bonn, in contact. We are happy to help.
Differences in the material of a splint against crunching differences in the material of a splint against crunching
The Rail against crunching can be made of hard or soft material. Hard bite splints are made of a material that is very similar to plastic and, for example, similar to braces. Soft rails, on the other hand, look somewhat rubbery and therefore have a softer surface. Both are ordinary transparent and can therefore be worn even during the day, without the wearing noticeable immediately.
Many patients feel that soft splints are a bit more comfortable. However, the hard rails are considered more efficient. We are happy to advise you which variants are suitable for you and make a recommendation. Ultimately, in many cases, it is beneficial to actually choose the efficient option over a hard rail, even though the comfort is sometimes not quite as pronounced.
Distinction between adjusted and unadjusted
The unadjusted splint against crunching is often still considered "Miniplast rail" designated. It is a simple plastic coating over the dental arch, which should prevent further abrasion and wear of the teeth. Such an unadjusted splint acts as a deliberate disturbing factor, which briefly disturbs the masticatory muscles at night, if necessary. As a result, a relaxation of the muscles occurs and the teeth grinding is prevented.
A Adjusted rail is more complex in production and individual adaptation. It is made highly individual and takes into account, among other things, the rest position of the temporomandibular joints. In addition, it is characterized by small grooves, reliefs and indentations, which result from the individual nature of the teeth and teeth. Adjusted rails can also compensate for the bite situation.
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