Do you have teeth that overlap crowd, or are simply crooked? Misalignment can do more than just have a negative impact in your smile’s appearance. Over time, poor alignment can lead to problems with the health of your smile. What can we do to straighten your smile?
Do you ever develop persistent headaches, but aren’t sure of the cause? Do you also happen to grind your teeth or clench your jaw regularly? If so, then regular teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, could be linked to your headaches.
After a while, our teeth often develop stains. Discoloration can have a negative impact on our smile’s appearance and make us feel less confident, especially when meeting someone new or going to a job interview. Fortunately, we can help you understand the factors that lead to teeth stains and have procedures to help you enjoy a brighter smile.
You know that routine homecare is crucial for keeping your smile healthy. However, we tend to see many patients actually go a little overboard on how hard they brush. Being too rough on your smile can actually lead to serious problems. Let’s look at a few common questions about proper toothbrush usage.
We often talk about the need to replace your missing teeth. We discuss options that range from dental bridges to dentures and even advanced dental implants. But what makes tooth loss so bad for your smile? In today’s blog, we’re going to take a look at the dangers that missing teeth can pose for the health and function of your smile.
How do you feel about your smile? We often meet patients with discoloration, which can lead to embarrassment about a smile’s appearance. In order to remove or mask these stains, we may suggest a cosmetic procedure, such as teeth whitening. Should you whiten your teeth? If so, how often should a person undergo teeth whitening?
Bruxism is a disorder that can impact the health and comfort of your smile, as it causes you to grind your teeth and clench them at night. Often, clenching your teeth can lead to the onset of headaches. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the connection between headaches and this oral health issue, and what we can do to treat bruxism.
When we see patients that have lost one or more teeth, we urge them to receive a tooth replacement, such as a dental implant. However, in some cases the patient may ask if dental implants are really necessary to fill the gap in their smile. What’s the big deal about a space in their smile? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the risks posed by a sudden gap in your smile due to tooth loss.
When we inform patients about wear and damage to their smile, they often ask why they have so much wear on their teeth. A common cause of damaged teeth is bruxism, a disorder in which patients frequently grind or clench their teeth. Fortunately, we can identify and treat bruxism, restoring the health of their smiles.
When we see patients that complain about persistent headaches, pain in their face or jaws, or toothaches, we often discover that their bite needs adjustment. Patients seem confused, how does adjusting the bite make pain go away? In today’s blog, we’re going to discuss the benefits of bite equilibration and how we treatment malocclusion.