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Occlusal Adjustment

Bite Adjustment to Address Bruxism, TMJ and More

What is Occlusal Adjustment?

When you feel like your bite isn’t quite right, you may need an occlusal adjustment. An occlusal adjustment is a slight alteration of the way your teeth fit together. Our doctors examine your bite for evidence of wear or interference and then smooth the trouble areas by filing away a minimal amount of the tooth at the point of contact. Occlusal adjustment can be beneficial to you if you have had:

• Recent placement of crowns or fillings
• Extractions
• A dental bridge
• Symptoms of Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder

Once these adjustments clear the interference, your jaw can close comfortably. Occlusal adjustment can be an effective treatment for headache, toothache, and jaw pain.

Occlusal Adjustment

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For more information on occlusal adjustments and how they can benefit you, set up a consultation today to discuss your best options with us.

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