Month: December 2015

Spotting Signs Of Bruxism

Bruxism is a term for habitual, unconscious teeth grinding, which can occur most often while you sleep. Because bruxism is more frequent during sleep, sufferers may not realize that it is occurring. Symptoms that suggest possible teeth grinding included, headaches, jaw stiffness, and damage to teeth. If you find your self waking up to these… Read more »

What Happens At A Checkup And Cleaning?

When was the last time you visited the dentist for a routine exam? What may seem like minor procedures, having your teeth cleaned and examined can actually help prevent the onset of serious oral health problems. What happens at a checkup and cleaning? Why are these preventive visits so crucial for maintaining a healthy and… Read more »

How To Brush And Floss Correctly

Do you know how to brush and floss correctly? This may seem like a simple enough task, but many are unaware that they aren’t caring for their teeth properly. Even if you brush and floss everyday you might not be receiving the benefits you need to avoid the onset of tooth decay and gum disease… Read more »

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Do you suffer from a persistent toothache? If so, you may be wondering, “Why do my teeth hurt?” When you experience discomfort in your tooth this is often a warning signs of a serious problem. Without treatment you run the risk of developing an infection, one that could endanger the stability of your smile.