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Symptoms of Teeth Grinding and How to Stop

2020-08-13T20:01:45-06:00

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, affects 10 percent of adults and approximately 15 percent of children, according to the American Sleep Association. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that have it until a loved one points it out. Most people only grind their teeth at night as their body reacts to certain physical, genetic, and/or psychological factors like: Stress and anxiety Caffeine Malocclusion Sleep apnea Alcohol Tobacco Specific medical conditions Unless a loved one has pointed out your bruxism, you probably don’t realize you have it. However, there are several obvious symptoms you should look for. Continue reading to learn about the symptoms [...]

Symptoms of Teeth Grinding and How to Stop2020-08-13T20:01:45-06:00

Possible Causes and Effective Treatments for Bad Breath

2020-08-03T16:18:15-06:00

We’ve all dealt with bad breath in one way or another. Maybe you went on a date with someone whose bad breath was the reason there wasn’t a second one. You’ve probably gone to a meeting feeling self-conscious about your breath and sat as far away from your colleagues as possible. Whatever your experience, it’s important to understand what causes bad breath and how it can be treated at home or by a dentist. Continue reading this blog to learn more about the causes and treatments of bad breath. Reasons for Bad Breath There are several causes of bad breath, ranging [...]

Possible Causes and Effective Treatments for Bad Breath2020-08-03T16:18:15-06:00

5 Ways Dental Cleanings Improve Oral and Overall Health

2020-07-24T11:28:04-06:00

People can accomplish good oral hygiene by doing these five things: Brush twice a day Floss daily Rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash Eat properly Visit the dentist regularly Many people do at least three of these things but often neglect regular dental cleanings. While your teeth may look and feel healthy, without visiting the dentist at least twice a year, it’s impossible to know for sure. Dentists have the tools, resources, and knowledge to detect oral health problems below the surface. Need a little more convincing? Here are five ways regular dental cleanings can improve your oral and overall health. 1. [...]

5 Ways Dental Cleanings Improve Oral and Overall Health2020-07-24T11:28:04-06:00

The Most Common Reasons for a Toothache

2020-07-18T12:05:49-06:00

It’s happened to all of us. The throbbing, sharp, or dull pain that arises in the middle of work, chores, or the middle of the night. Suddenly, that work assignment, vacuuming, and sleeping aren’t so easy. In fact, you may have to stop whatever you’re doing to take some pain medication and lie down for a little while. Toothaches are no joke, and they shouldn’t be overlooked. There are many reasons a toothache can occur but the best way to know what is causing yours is to visit the dentist as soon as possible. That way, he or she can address [...]

The Most Common Reasons for a Toothache2020-07-18T12:05:49-06:00

5 Tips for Tooth Extraction Recovery

2020-07-13T09:18:10-06:00

Tooth extractions are completed by dentists across the country every day. A tooth extraction appointment is certainly not anything to worry about. Experienced, trustworthy dentists are able to complete this procedure while keeping their patients comfortable and relaxed. Preparing for the surgery usually requires fasting from food and liquid for at least three hours before the procedure. After arriving at the office, the dentist and his or her team will take care of the rest. Once the procedure is complete, there are several things that contribute to a successful recovery. Whether the dentist is removing your wisdom teeth or any other [...]

5 Tips for Tooth Extraction Recovery2020-07-13T09:18:10-06:00