Bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, affects both kids and adults. While often caused by high levels of stress, bruxism can also be triggered by a misaligned bite and sleep disorders. Regardless of your underlying issue, here are a few tips and tricks to help: Take Notice –Throughout the day notice … Continue reading Tips & Tricks for Teeth Grinders
Even those with outstanding oral hygiene can fall victim to a few unknown cavity causing culprits. Some of our favorite treats, while seemingly healthy, can be responsible for tooth stains, bad breath and other forms of mouth destruction. Most tooth-conscious consumers already know to limit sugar and steer clear of things like soda and hard … Continue reading 4 Tasty Foods That Are Actually Horrible for Your Teeth
Have you ever had something caught in your teeth for days? It’s likely because it was lodged deep between a tooth and your gums. That gum tissue is what keeps our chompers in place. There are three stages of gum disease and all are treatable. The mild form of gum disease is Gingivitis. This is … Continue reading 4 Risk Factors of Gum Disease to Discuss with Your Dentist
Summer is about vacations, group activities, family time, and great food. With the warmer weather comes the abundance of fresh fruits and veggies. You may even be growing your own. Choosing the right snacks can both satisfy your sweet cravings and help your smile shine. Strawberries Strawberries are the perfect choice for boosting your oral … Continue reading 3 Summer Treats for a Healthy Smile
Everyone wants to look their best on the day of their wedding. Both bride and groom put an enormous amount of time and effort in planning the details of the big day – from the flowers, to the vows, to choosing each song for the reception. One aspect often not considered for the big day … Continue reading Planning Your Wedding Day Smiles
With the vast advancements in the dental field this last decade, it may be surprising to learn that untreated cavities are still a prevalent and persistent issue for many people in the United States. More than one in five Americans has untreated cavities and periodontitis, according to Dr. Bruce Dye, an epidemiologist at the U.S. … Continue reading Untreated Cavities in the US
The range of possible dental disorders is wide and some are more easily recognized than others. It could be a bit perplexing to consider you may have a dental disorder without realizing it, but it’s actually more common than you might think. Some disorders have obvious symptoms that may have you running to our office. … Continue reading Do You Have a Dental Disorder?