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Teeth Grinding & Clenching

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Teeth Grinding and Clenching: Causes

Today’s living conditions have increased the stress factor in human life, leading to the emergence of many psychosomatic diseases. In the last decade, night tooth clenching While the habit has increased at a rate of in the society, the related treatment needs have also increased.

Soft silicone night plates have been used for many years to protect the teeth from the force of clenching and enamel erosion caused by grinding. However, this does not stop the urge to grind at night. Even increases in some patients

Teeth Clenching & Grinding: Treatment Methods

Specialist. Dr Erdem Kaya routinely recommends and applies Botox (Botulinum Toksin) application to the massetter and temporal muscle in addition to silicone night plates in the treatment of teeth clenching and grinding.

Thanks to Botox application, unconscious clenching caused by muscle contraction is prevented. Even if unconscious clenching continues, this force does not damage the teeth because most of the muscle bundles are under the effect of the applied botox.

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Maxillofacial Surgeon Erdem Kaya

Maxillofacial Surgeon


DDS PhD. Erdem Kaya was born in Ankara in 1980. After completing his secondary and high school education in Ankara, he was entitled to get into Gazi University Faculty of Dentistry.

DDS PhD. Erdem Kaya successfully graduated from Gazi University in 2004 and started his doctoral education at Ege University Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery in the same year.

He successfully completed his doctoral education with the thesis topic “Clinical and Radiological Investigation of Two Different Surface Properties of Dental Implants in Conventional and Immediatric Loading” in 2010.



DDS Tulay Kaya was born in Bulgaria in 1984. She completed her secondary and high school education in Izmir and graduated from Ege University Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. Her graduation thesis topic was “The Place and Importance of Bisphosphonates in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” and she continued her university education at Universidade Do Porto in Portugal.

She speaks English fluently. Tulay Kaya, who is fluent in English, continued to provide private clinic services in Kuşadası between 2008 and 2012 within the Private Lotus Dental Clinic, which she established with Dr. Erdem Kaya in 2012.

DDS. Tulay Kaya, mainly carries out aesthetic dentistry applications in the clinic, also serves her patients with general dentistry applications. DDS. Tulay Kaya continues to offer dental treatments in renewed Lotus Dental clinic with the participation of Pedodontist DDS PhD. Gülcan Şahin to the team as of 2017.

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