MD & Washington DC Teeth Grinding Dentist

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Teeth Grinding Troubles?

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, can impact not just your oral health but your overall well-being as well. If you’ve ever noticed signs of teeth grinding, such as worn down or sensitive teeth, it’s crucial to address it promptly for a healthier smile.

At Tidewater Dental, our MD & Washington DC teeth grinding dentists and compassionate team provide personalized solutions to treat and prevent teeth grinding, ensuring your journey to optimal oral health is smooth.

Request an appointment today, and let us partner with you on your path to healthier teeth!

Understanding the factors behind teeth grinding

Teeth grinding can stem from various factors, and understanding the root cause is crucial for effective treatment. Some common causes include:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Malocclusion (misalignment of teeth)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Lifestyle factors

We’re here to help you identify and address the specific reasons behind your teeth grinding. Request an appointment today to learn more about the diverse causes of teeth grinding and how Tidewater Dental can tailor our approach to your needs.

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Our approach to teeth-grinding treatment

We understand the impact of teeth grinding on your oral health, and our dedicated team is committed to providing effective interventions and management strategies. While we may not offer specific preventive treatments, we focus on addressing the existing symptoms and preventing further damage. 

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Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are often used to restore worn down, cracked, or fractured teeth, due to grinding. These crowns cover the damaged tooth, providing strength and protection.

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Porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the look of teeth worn or chipped from grinding. Veneers are thin shells that are custom-made to cover the front surface of the teeth.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants offer a permanent solution for teeth lost due to grinding. They involve surgically placing artificial tooth roots into the jawbone, which can then support individual crowns or implant-supported bridges.

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Orthodontic Treatment

In cases where malocclusion contributes to teeth grinding, orthodontic treatment, such as clear aligners, may be recommended to correct the alignment of the teeth.

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Our dedicated team is committed to providing top-quality care, effectively
addressing your concerns about teeth grinding, and promoting healthier teeth for a more confident you.

What to expect at your teeth grinding treatment appointment

Choosing Tidewater Dental means choosing a warm and welcoming environment where your comfort is our priority. When you embark on your teeth-grinding treatment journey with us:

  • Our dentists will meticulously assess the extent and causes of your teeth grinding.
  • Our expert team will recommend and execute the chosen treatment with precision and care. Your comfort remains a priority throughout the entire process.

Post-treatment, you’ll receive detailed instructions on care, oral hygiene, and any necessary follow-up appointments.

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Ready for healthier teeth?

At Tidewater Dental, we welcome all, no matter how long it’s been since your last visit. Our aim is a comfy, stress-free experience.

  1. Set up your visit: Our friendly team will guide you when you make your appointment.
  2. Comprehensive check-up: Your first visit includes a thorough examination, a detailed check-up, and any needed x-rays.
  3. Personalized plan: Based on our findings, we’ll create a plan tailored to your oral health needs, explaining treatments and answering your questions.

We prioritize your well-being and offer top-notch care for a healthier smile. Let’s start your journey to optimal oral health!

Why Choose Us?


We accept most insurance plans and offer flexible financing and payment options.

FREE teeth whitening for life

All our patients, including new patients, are eligible for a teeth whitening treatment.

We treat patients of all ages

Efficient & friendly dental care that makes both adults and little ones feel good.

Same-day appointments

Experiencing an emergency? No need to worry. We’re here for you.

Frequently asked questions about teeth grinding

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Can children experience teeth grinding?

Yes, teeth grinding, or bruxism can occur in children. If you notice signs of teeth grinding in your child, such as worn down teeth or complaints of jaw pain, it’s essential to consult with our experienced dentists for appropriate evaluation and guidance.

Are there lifestyle changes that can help reduce teeth grinding?

Certain lifestyle adjustments, such as practicing stress-reducing techniques, avoiding excessive caffeine and alcohol consumption, and maintaining a consistent sleep routine, may help reduce teeth grinding. Our team can provide personalized advice on incorporating these changes into your daily routine.

Can teeth grinding cause damage to dental restorations?

Yes, teeth grinding can damage dental restorations, such as crowns or fillings. Our dentists can assess the condition of your dental restorations and recommend appropriate measures to protect them if teeth grinding is a concern.

Is there a connection between teeth grinding and sleep disorders?

Yes, teeth grinding is often associated with sleep disorders like sleep apnea. If you suspect a connection between your teeth grinding and sleep disturbances, our team can work with you to explore potential underlying issues and develop a comprehensive treatment plan.

Hear from our patients

“Tidewater Dental is very nice — the staff is friendly and very professional. It has a family-like atmosphere. Highly recommended.”

— Allison O.

“Tidewater Dental is incredible! Our whole family uses them and we have recommended them to many friends and family. We have had great experiences with the front office, nurses, and the dentist.”

— Swann Family

“Tidewater Dental comfortably meets my dental needs. Cleanings and check ups are always a pleasant and safe experience. “

— Doug S.

Rest easy while we handle the rest

Your well-being is our priority. We accept a wide range of insurance plans at our offices. No insurance? Consider our annual Tidewater Dental Membership. Get complimentary x-rays, affordable exams, and up to 50% off many other treatments. Membership begins at just $120/year!

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Convenient & Efficient Appointments

We know you have a busy life, so we do all we can to ensure your experience at the dentist is simple and easy. We guarantee that your appointment will start on time and offer multiple locations and same-day appointments.

Our Locations

Tidewater Dental
Charlotte Hall

30320 Triangle Dr., Suite 4
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Get Directions

(301) 359-1717

Mon - Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental

10113 Ward Rd.
Dunkirk, MD 20754
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(301) 327-3314

Mon - Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental
Washington, DC

4740 Connecticut Ave NW #102
Washington, DC 20008
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(202) 537-0003

Mon - Thur: 7:00am -  5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental
Glen Burnie

1720 Crain Highway S., Suite 103
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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(410) 761-0095

Mon - Thur: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Fri - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental

2830 Campus Way N. Suite 614
Lanham, MD 20706
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(301) 955-9198

Mon - Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental
Lexington Park

2134 Great Mills Rd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
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(301) 862-3900

Mon - Thu: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am – 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental
Prince Frederick

700 Prince Frederick Blvd.
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
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(410) 414-8333

Mon - Thu: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am – 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Tidewater Dental

13350 HG Trueman Rd.
Solomons, MD 20688
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(410) 326-4078

Mon - Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am – 4:00pm

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