Teeth Grinding: What You Need To Know

It's normal for someone to clench their jaw tightly once in a while when they are angry or stressed and it's also normal for someone to occasionally grind their teeth. Doing these things on occasion won't lead to long term problems. However, if you are grinding your teeth regularly, a condition referred to as bruxism, then you can develop problems ranging from damaged teeth to headaches and other aches and pains. Read More 

Understanding Why Your Tooth May Be Sensitive After A Filling Treatment

If you have recently discovered a large cavity in one of your teeth and have worked with your dentist to have the cavity removed and filled, then you may be surprised to notice that your tooth is extremely sensitive after the treatment. This is common. If you want to know why this happens, then keep reading. Uneven Bite If you are feeling pain after a filling has been placed in one of your teeth, then there is a good chance that the filling is too high or too large. Read More 

Wedding Planning: 3 Ways To Get A Brilliant Smile For Your Big Day

Now is the perfect time to start planning your upcoming nuptials now that you are engaged. Among all of the typical planning, such as catering, shopping for a gown, writing vows, booking venues, and so forth, you also should be planning your own self-care. You may have already started that through diet and exercise. Another thing you may want to begin thinking about is your smile. You will be smiling for hours on your big day, so it is ideal to have a bright, white smile. Read More 

Do You Really Need Wisdom Teeth? Why Dentists Say You Should Keep Them

There are two schools of though on wisdom teeth. Pull them or leave them be (whenever possible). Dentists have conflicting opinions on this subject. You might be wondering why you need them, since a lot of food does not typically go that far back in your mouth. Here is why some dentists say you should keep your wisdom teeth. Your Wisdom Teeth Prevent Shifting and Moving of Your Other Teeth Read More 

Three Reasons to Take Your Elderly Parent to the Dentist—Even Though They Have Dentures

When your parents get older and are not able to take care of themselves anymore, you need to take the time to do what you can to ensure that they are as happy and healthy as they can be. One area that often gets neglected is the oral health of the elderly. Many people assume that once their parents have dentures, they no longer need to go to the dentist, but that is not the case at all. Read More