Archive for February, 2012

Article Index

Are You Grinding Your Teeth at Night?

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Feeling Confident in Dentures

Beat Your Bad Breathe

How to Brush Your Teeth

About Flossing

Toothache Causes

Home Toothache Remedies

Dealing with fear and anxiety

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

All About Cavities

About Fillings

Gingivitis And Periodontal Disease

Infections

Do you need a root canal?

Extractions

Cracked Teeth

Crowns and Bridges

Useful Information About Wisdom Teeth

We Love Our Neighbors!

Bruxism - Special treatments are available for bruxism.

We know what you’re thinking: brux what? Bruxism is simply the clinical term for teeth grinding. Teeth grinding can happen at night (sleep bruxism) or during the day. Sometimes it occurs in conjunction with jaw clenching. Telltale signs of bruxism include chronic headaches, earaches and jaw pain. Even worse, bruxism can wear down tooth enamel. What’s the cause of bruxism? The official verdict is still out. But most medical and dental professionals believe that stress or suppressed frustration and anger can provoke bruxism or sleep bruxism. Fortunately, there are ways to put an end to the grind. A little meditation or yoga can be great for stress relief. Dentists also offer many proven treatments for bruxism!

Continue reading “Are You Grinding Your Teeth at Night?” »

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If you’re pregnant, your dentist needs to know about the first signs of gum disease symptoms. Pregnant women are at increased risk for periodontal disease because the increased levels of progesterone that come with pregnancy cause an exaggerated response to plaque bacteria. As a result, Continue reading “Dental Care During Pregnancy” »

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Dentures take some getting used to, but with a few simple strategies up your sleeve, you can feel confident all day long.

When you speak, the sound reaches your ears through vibrations in the bones of the jaw and skull. Wearing dentures changes and increases the sound, but this is much more noticeable to you than to anyone else. Continue reading “Feeling Confident in Dentures” »

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What are Common Bad Breath Causes?

If you suffer from chronic, severe bad breath, also known as halitosis, it’s important to identify the cause so you can determine an effective treatment.

Halitosis has many causes, including the following: Continue reading “Beat Your Bad Breathe” »