Archive for September, 2019

The Symptoms and Causes of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Learn about the symptoms and causes of bruxism.

Learn about the symptoms and causes of bruxism.

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is the involuntary clenching or grinding of teeth that results in abnormal wear patterns on the teeth, periodontal breakdown, and joint problems. The symptoms of bruxism are often easy to spot, but the causes are varied and can be more of a mystery. Continue reading to learn more about the symptoms and causes of teeth grinding. (more…)

What Are Dental X-Rays?

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Learn all about dental X-rays.

Learn all about dental X-rays.

The dentist is one of those places that many people simply don’t want to go to, but everyone has to. Many people are even afraid of the dentist and avoid going for as long as possible. However, good dental health is a vital part of overall health, and it requires periodic trips to the dentist. And while most dental technology is advancing, there is still no better way to assess the health of your teeth and pinpoint problems than dental X-rays. (more…)

When To Replace Your Toothbrush or Electric Toothbrush Head

Friday, September 13th, 2019
Learn when to replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head.

Learn when to replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head.

We all know how important it is to brush our teeth every morning and night, but how often do you think about buying a new toothbrush or electric toothbrush head? If you can’t remember the last time you changed your toothbrush, there’s a good chance that you should replace it as soon as possible! Continue reading to learn when to replace your toothbrush and why it’s essential to your oral health. (more…)

Back To School Stress and Kid’s Oral Health

Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Learn about the effect of back-to-school stress on your child’s oral health.

Stress is common for people of all ages, especially for those attending school. From elementary school to college, kids, teens, and adults find going back to school after a summer break to be very stressful. Anxiety and stress can elicit a physical response that can affect oral health, as kids may develop unhealthy eating choices to cope, or they may unknowingly grind their teeth at night. Continue reading to learn more about the effect that back-to-school stress can have on your child’s oral health.  (more…)